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Pseudo-Augustine

So…? What is that book? What is it about??

A lot of early books don't seem to give you much from a distance. That might be a major attraction for me, yet at book fairs a lot of book lovers are reluctant to look into or even peek at,... Continue Reading →

Saint Jerome & the medieval phenomenon of ‘Pious Fraud’* or Exitus acta probat.

Exitus acta probat.  OVID Heroides, II, 85.    "the outcome justifies the means." This week I have been working on a fifteenth-century manuscript which satisfies most of the qualities of a Pious Fraud .  "Pious fraud is used to describe fraud in religion. A... Continue Reading →

Saint Jerome & the medieval phenomenon of ‘Pious Fraud’* or Exitus acta probat.

Exitus acta probat.  OVID Heroides, II, 85.    "the outcome justifies the means." This week I have been working on a fifteenth-century manuscript which satisfies most of the qualities of a Pious Fraud .  "Pious fraud is used to describe fraud in religion. A... Continue Reading →

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