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‘All that Peter Stands For’: The Romanitas of the Codex Amiatinus Reconsidered

Jennifer O’Reilly

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the romanitas of the Codex Amiatinus. It suggests that the choice of uncial script in Northumbria in the 660s and 670s was a political act and that the association of uncial ... More


Bede’s Temple in its Intellectual Context

Conor O'Brien

in Bede’s Temple: An Image and its Interpretation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747086
eISBN:
9780191809347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747086.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Bede’s interpretation of the temple was shaped by the library and educational environment at the monastery of Wearmouth-Jarrow. There his reading in patristics prepared him to apply a flexible, ... More


Building Bede’s Temple

Conor O'Brien

in Bede’s Temple: An Image and its Interpretation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747086
eISBN:
9780191809347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747086.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter begins with a chronological overview of Bede’s interpretation of the Jewish temple, showing that his interest in the image seems only really to have developed in the years immediately ... More


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