Posted By: chomer () on 'Quotes'
Title:     Book as a Weapon
Date:      Fri Aug 14 13:49:10 2009

"Libanius mentions that in the fourth century C.E. parchment codices
would be used in student fights. Parchment produced 'a big fat tome',
which was 'ideal as a weapon in student warfare'".

 -- Catherine Heszer, Jewish Literacy in Roman Palestine, Mohr Siebeck: 
Tuebingen 2000, p. 143f
   --> Libanius, Oratio 58.5


                                                 Hodlam vytmavovat.

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