Anathema!: medieval scribes and the history of book curses

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Allanheld, Osmun, 1983 - History - 137 pages
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User Review  - MaowangVater - LibraryThing

Anathema is excommunication. This book belongs to none but me For there’s my name inside to see To steal this book, if you should try It’s by the throat that you’ll hang high. And ravens then will ... Read full review

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The making of a book in the medieval monastery was a lengthy and laborious process. Books were few and precious, and often lived chained to the library's shelf. Thus, it is no surprise that curses ... Read full review

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