Thursday, June 22, 2006

# Posted 9:13 AM by Patrick Porter  

THREE CHEERS FOR SCHOLARS: I love my profession even more after reading this (hat-tip, Erudito). Last century, a scholar refuted the myth that the alleged fragments of the True Cross would have added up to a whole forest:
In a truly obsessive piece of scholarship, Charles Rohault de Fleury's Memoire sur les instruments de la passion de N.-S. J.-C. (Paris, 1870) counted all the alleged fragments and showed they only add up to one ship or so.
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Last century? Are we still in the twentieth?
just testing...
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