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Pollington, Stephen
Birthdate
1957
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I do not intend to use this medicinal resource as for preparing food. I do intend to study for myself what herbs may have been available in Anglo-Saxon England. Since it is based upon earlier, Mediterranean sources, the mention of an herb is not a guarantee that is was available in England.
 
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LibrarianFu | 2 other reviews | May 11, 2024 |
A fine academic introduction to runes. For such a short book, it's chock full onf information on what is known about the ancient writing systems.
 
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Brenda_Nix_Lively | Mar 20, 2022 |
An excellent book, not just because I get a ‘thank you’ in the preface - lol!

An excellent work if you want to compare the Anglo-Saxon English with the modern translation (and check out a few other translators attempts to see if artistic licence crept in). Stephen's ability to grasp the old language and get the meaning from it is unerring; he can really put across what it must have felt like to have lived in those times.
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ghasp | Jun 2, 2010 |
Cracking book, bringing together the texts of some fascinating manuscripts in an accessible format.Compulsory reading for cunning folk.
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MarionII | 2 other reviews | Apr 24, 2010 |

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