Who is Venerable Bede?
The guy who invented time as BC and AD. The guy who invented time as BC and AD.
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Saint Bede (673-735), often referred to as the Venerable Bede, was an English monk who wrote some of the earliest Anglo-Saxon books, notably 'The Ecclesiastical History of the English People'. He also is said to have written a short poem just before he died, reflecting on life, death and the afterlife. You will find a translation here: http://www.thehypertexts.com/Bede's%20Death%20Song%20Modern%20English%20Translation.htm