The Heroic Age

Issue 4

Winter 2001

Jarrow lectures

The lectures from 1958 to 1997 have been reprinted in two volumes: Bede and his world the Jarrow lectures, 1958-1993 with an introduction by Michael Lapidge (Aldershot: Variorum Press, 1994 [ISBN 0860784495]. It can be purchased from at £172.71; or from at US$253.95)

The remaining lectures may be ordered from: The Lecture Secretary, 28 Kitchener Terrace, Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, NE32 5PU, UK. 


The lectures in chronological order

1958 Bertram Colgrave, "The venerable Bede and his times" 
1959 Peter Hunter Blair, "Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation and its importance today" 
1960 Dorothy Whitelock, "After Bede" 
1961 Harold McCarter Taylor, "English architecture in the time of Bede" 
1962 J.M.Wallace-Hadrill "Bede's Europe" 
1963 G.W.O.Addleshaw "The pastoral organisation of the modern dioceses of Durham and Newcastle in the time of Bede" 
1964 Paul Meyvaert "Bede and Gregory the Great" 
1965 Rosemary Cramp "Early Northumbrian sculpture" 
1966 Gerald Bonner "Saint Bede in the tradition of Western apocalyptic commentary" 
1967 Rupert L.S. Bruce-Mitford "The art of the Codes Amiatinus 
1968 J.D.A.Ogilvy "The place of Wearmouth and Jarrow in Western cultural history" 
1969 David M. Wilson "Reflections on the St. Ninian's Isle treasure" 
1970 Kathleen Hughes "Early Christianity in Pictland" 
1971 T.J. Brown "Northumbria and the Book of Kells" 
1972 Dom Anselm Hughes "The music of Aldwyn's house at Jarrow and the early twelfth century music of Durham Priory" 
1973 Charles Thomas "Bede, archaeology and the cult of relics" 
1974 Rosalind Hill "The labourers in the field" 
1975 R.A. Markus "Bede and the tradition of ecclesiastical historiography" 
1976 Henry M.R.E. Mayr-Harting "The Venerable Bede, the rule of St. Benedict, and social class" 
1977 Per Jonas Nordhagen "The Codex Amiatinus and the Byzantine element in the Northumbrian renaissance" 
1978 Richard N. Bailey "The Durham Cassiodorus" 
1979 James Campbell "Bede's Reges and Principes" 
1980 George Henderson "Bede and the visual arts" 
1981 Eric Fletcher "Benedict Biscop" 
1982 Malcolm B.Parkes "The Scriptorium of Wearemouth-Jarrow" 
1983 Peter Clemoes "The cult of St Oswald on the continent" 
1984 Patrick Wormald "Bede and the conversion of England: the Charter evidence" 
1985 Wesley M.Stevens "Bede's scientific achievement" 
1986 Piper, A. J. "The Durham monks at Jarrow" 
1987 David Parsons "Books and buildings: architectural description before and after Bede" 
1988 Leslie Alcock "Bede,Eddius and the forts of the north Britons" 
1989 Morris, Christopher D. "Church and monastery in the north : an archaeological evaluation" 
1990 Lang, James T. "The Anglian sculpture of Deira : the classical tradition" 
1991 Benedicta Ward "Bede and the Psalter" 
1992 D.P. Kirby "Bede's Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum: its contemporary setting" 
1993 Michael Lapidge "Bede the poet" 
1994 Éamonn Ó Carragáin "The city of Rome and the world of Bede" 
1995 Ian Wood "The most holy abbot Ceolfrid" 
1996 George Hardin Brown "Bede the educator" 
1997 Roger Ray "Bede, rhetoric, and the creation of Christian Latin Culture" 
1998 Joyce Hill "Bede and the Benedictine reform" 
1999 Brooks Nicholas "Bede and the English" 
2000 Michelle P. Brown "'In the Beginning was the Word': Books and Faith in the Age of Bede" 


 Return to Table of Contents


  Return to homepage

This edition copyright © The Heroic Age, 2001. All rights reserved.