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Leechcraft: Early English Charms, Plant-Lore and Healing

Leechcraft: Early English Charms, Plant-Lore and Healing (Hardcover)

By Stephen Pollington 
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Publisher: Anglo-Saxon Books
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 1898281238
EAN: 9781898281238
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 539
Binding: Hardcover

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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. 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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Title: Leechcraft: Early English Charms, Plant-Lore and Healing
Publisher: Anglo-Saxon Books
Editor: Stephen Pollington
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 1898281238
EAN: 9781898281238
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 539
Binding: Hardcover

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