The Resource Account of the Poet Caedmon

Account of the Poet Caedmon

Label
Account of the Poet Caedmon, 731
Title
Account of the Poet Caedmon
Inclusive dates
731
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Photographs of an original manuscript by Beda Venerabilis. The item is an extract from Bede's "Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum" (The Ecclesiastical History of the English People) which gives an account of the poet Caedmon. The account gives a list of the subjects treated by Caedmon, relates the story of his miraculous rise to fame, praises the poet's virtue and the power of his verse to promote virtue in others, and concludes with a description of his saintly death. The original manuscript resides at Oxford University
Biographical or historical data
Anglo-Saxon theologian, historian, and chronologist.
Cataloging source
UPB
Label
Account of the Poet Caedmon
Instantiates
Note
This item was formerly accessioned under the number A79-225
Content category
other
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 item (7 leaves).
Governing access note
Open for public access
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(RLIN)UTBV91-A581
Label
Account of the Poet Caedmon
Note
This item was formerly accessioned under the number A79-225
Content category
other
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 item (7 leaves).
Governing access note
Open for public access
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(RLIN)UTBV91-A581

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