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By W. Trent Foley, Arthur G. Holder

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This quantity includes six of Bede's shorter biblical writings, so much of which look the following in translation for the 1st time - On Tobias, at the Resting locations, Thirty questions about the booklet of Kings, On 8 Questions, at the Holy areas and the letter On What Isaiah Says. Taken jointly, they display his outstanding versatility as a biblical exegete.

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Concerning the site of Jerusalem. Concerning the holy places in Jerusalem. Concerning Akeldama and the place where Judas was hanged. Concerning the Lord’s head-cloth and another great shroud made by St. Mary. Concerning the places around Jerusalem and the church in the valley of Jehoshaphat. Concerning the Mount of Olives and the holy places on it. Concerning the site of Bethlehem and the holy places there. Concerning the site of Hebron and the tombs of the fathers. Concerning Jericho and its places.

2, 10 (CCSL 175: 210,35-6); cf. Gen. ) D661 16 BEDE: A BIBLICAL MISCELLANY the sepulchres of the patriarchs. Their heads are oriented northward, and each sepulchre is covered with a single stone which has been hewn in the likeness of a basilica: a white one for each of the three patriarchs, [but one] of apaltrier and cruder workmanshipforAdam who rests notfar from them at thefar northern wall. ’ 2. The hill of Mamre is a mile north of these tombs. Very grassy and flowery, it has a level plateau on top.

SMC. 2,20 (CCSL 175: 216, 7-9) 3 Hegesippus Hisr. 3,26 (CSEL 66: 233,23 - 234,l) 4 Ibid. 4, 18 (CSEL66: 271,8-10) 5 Gen. 19:24-6 6 Adamnan De loc. SMC. 5:13; Adamnan De loc. SMC. 2, 17 (CCSL 175: 214,6-13) 8 Hegesippus Hisr. 8-10); Pliny Nut. Hisr. 5, 15,72 (LCL 2:274) 9 Hegesippus Hisr. 4, 18 (CSEL66: 270, 10-13) 10 Ibid. (CSEL 66: 270,649 ~271) 20 BEDE: A BIBLICAL MISCELLANY 3. ’ It has been confirmed that lumps of bitumen drip in a jet black liquid on the water’s surface, and the natives gather them in skiffs.

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