Toskin Aleksandr

The Venerable Bede’s “On the Holy Places”

Toskin Aleksandr (2012) "The Venerable Bede’s “On the Holy Places” ", Vestnik Pravoslavnogo Sviato-Tikhonovskogo gumanitarnogo universiteta. Seriia III : Filologiia, 2012, vol. 30, pp. 79-87 (in Russian).


This publication presents the first Russian translation of the Venerable Bede’s treatise On the Holy Places. The introductory article discusses the problem of the sources of the treatise, its purpose and its impact on the subsequent literary tradition. Close attention is given to the relationship between Bede’s On the Holy Places and the text of the same title by his older contemporary Adomndn in the context of the tradition of school theology.


the Venerable Bede, Adomndn, pseudo-eucherius, pseudo-hegesippus, biblical exegesis, school theology, pilgrim literature, topographical literature

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Toskin Aleksandr