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By Bernard Mees

the 1st finished research of early Celtic cursing, this paintings analyses either medieval and old expressions of Celtic imprecation: from the binding pills of old Britain and Gaul to the saintly maledictions of the early medieval interval, and different strains of Celtic stipulation and binding basically speculated on in previous scholarship. It offers the 1st complete evaluation and analyses of the traditional Celtic use of binding curses (as attested in previous Celtic and Latin inscriptions) and examines their mooted effect in later medieval expressions. historic reveals (among them lengthy Gaulish curse texts, Celtic Latin Curse drugs chanced on from the Alpine areas to Britain, and fragments of outdated Brittonic pills excavated from Roman tub) are subjected to rigorous new interpretations, and medieval reflections of the sooner culture also are considered.
BERNARD MEES received his PhD from the college of Melbourne.

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