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Leechcraft: Early English Charms, Plant-Lore and Healing
Leechcraft: Early English Charms, Plant-Lore and Healing
by Stephen Pollington

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Edition: Paperback

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Product Description:

A comprehensive and detailed examination of every aspect of the early English approach to illness and healing, including a full list of the plants used and the properties they contain. Other themes include witchcraft, magic and paganism and appendices present healing theories, amulets, causes of disease, charms, dreams, omens and tree-lore. Three key Old English texts are reproduced in full, accompanied by new translations: Bald's Third Leechbook , the Lacnunga Manuscript, and 'The Old English Herbarium' Manuscript 5. This is a fascinating work of reference, packed full of information and interesting details.



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Product Details/Specifications:
Author: Stephen Pollington
Publisher: Anglo-Saxon Books

Manufacturer: Anglo-Saxon Books
EAN: 9781898281474
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 1898281475
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 539
Publication date: 2000-12-31
Language: English (Published)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Unknown)
Brand: Anglo-Saxon Books






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