How Carolingian Was Bede’s Irish Computus?

One of Bede’s most celebrated works is his On the Reckoning of Time (725). It is a work that is often characterised a schoolbook that sets out how to calculate that pesky movable Easter and to situate that calculation within the crossfire of natural laws, human custom, and divine mystery. It is also partly polemical… Continue reading How Carolingian Was Bede’s Irish Computus?