Saturday 29 October 2022, 10.00AM to 4.30pm
Speaker(s): Cristina Figueredo BA MA PhD
Bede has been celebrated as the first English historian; however, his scientific interests and achievements can be traced in much of his writing. On the Reckoning of Time is the earliest comprehensive treatment of measuring time and constructing a Christian calendar. The book includes an explanation of how the Earth was a sphere. On the Nature of Things is a survey of cosmology: Bede reads the cosmos from the heavens, through the atmosphere, to the oceans and rivers of earth. This day course will study Bede’s scientific work, within its historical context.
Tutor: Cristina Figueredo BA MA PhD
Start Date: 29 October 2022
No. of weeks: 1
Full fee: £49
Location: University of York Campus, Classroom-based