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Re: [textualcriticism] Medieval manuscripts stolen from the BN Paris

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  • Peter Head
    I like this: Agnès Saal, director general of the library, said: We are outraged but not especially surprised. Pete ... Peter M. Head, PhD Sir Kirby Laing
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 29, 2005
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      I like this:

      Agnès Saal, director general of the library, said: "We are outraged but not
      especially surprised."

      Pete


      At 07:46 AM 6/29/05, you wrote:
      >Probably you have already heard about it.
      >200 medieval manuscripts or books from the dawn of the age of printing
      >have been stolen from the BN, Paris.
      >
      >http://news.independent.co.uk/europe/story.jsp?story=650181
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      >I like this one:
      >"M. Garel said he had warned his bosses over many years that rare items
      >were going missing. The basement of the library's old building, in the
      >first arrondissement in central Paris, was connected by a labyrinth of
      >underground passageways to nearby antiquarian bookshops, he said."
      >
      >:-)
      >
      >Best wishes
      > Wieland
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      >Wieland Willker, Bremen, Germany
      >mailto:willker@...-bremen.de
      >http://www.uni-bremen.de/~wie
      >Textcritical commentary:
      >http://www.uni-bremen.de/~wie/TCG/index.html
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