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Bede: A Biblical Miscellany by W. Trent Foley, Arthur G. Holder PDF

By W. Trent Foley, Arthur G. Holder

ISBN-10: 0853236836

ISBN-13: 9780853236832

This quantity includes six of Bede's shorter biblical writings, such a lot of which seem the following in translation for the 1st time - On Tobias, at the Resting locations, Thirty questions about the publication of Kings, On 8 Questions, at the Holy locations and the letter On What Isaiah Says. Taken jointly, they show his notable versatility as a biblical exegete.

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Smc. CONCERNING TIBERIAS, CAPERNAUM, NAZARETfl, AND THE HOLY PLACES THERE 12761 1. ’ Its grassyflatplain has not been cultivated since that time. It has no buildings,2but only a spring from which theydrankat that time? Thosewho go from Aelia to Capernaum thus take the road that goes through Tiberiasandcontinuesfrom there along the Sea of Galilee and by the place where the bread was blessed. C a p e m u m is not far from there on the border of Zebulun and Naphtali. It has no wall [and] is located between a mountain and the lake on a narrow site that stretches east to west along the seashore f o r a long way.

Sane. 1,4 (CCSL 175: 190,6-7) 6 Ibid. 1,6 (CCSL 175: 191, 18-21) 7 Matt. 2627 (and parallels) 8 Matt. 27:48 (and parallels);Adamnan De loc. sane. 1,7 (CCSL 175: 191, 5- 17) 9 AdamnanDe loc. sane. 1,6 (CCSL 175: 191, 12-172) ON THE HOLY PLACES 9 3. The soldier’s lance, which is lodged in a wooden cross, is kept in the porch o f the Martyrium. ‘ 12571 One can see that all these holy places which we have mentioned are situated beyond Mount Zion, where a little hill to its north falls away from it and levels ofl But in the lower part of the city-where the temple was situated near the eastern walP and joined to the city by a bridge that served as a passage between them-the Saracens now assemble for prayer.

5 [25Il BEDE: A BIBLICAL MISCELLANY 6 xv. D521 XVI. xvn. xvn1. XIX. Concerning Tiberias. Capernaum. Nazareth, and the holy places there. Concerning Mount Tabor. Concerning the site of Damascus. Concerning the site of Alexandria and the Nile. Concerning Constantinople and the basilica therein which contains the cross of the Lord. THE CHAPTERS END. THE BOOK ON THE HOLY PLACES BEGINS. I. CONCERNING THE SITE OF JERUSALEM 1. The city of Jerusalem is built upon an almost circular site and is enclosed byfairly impressive perimeter walls.

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