[Taxacom] Vale Don Colless: 1922-2012

Paul van Rijckevorsel dipteryx at freeler.nl
Fri Feb 24 02:14:43 CST 2012


From: "Eric Zurcher" <Eric.Zurcher at csiro.au>
Sent: Friday, February 24, 2012 6:18 AM

> It appears to have been taken from the poem "La vie et la mort de saint
> Thomas de Cantorbery," by Garnier de Pont-Sainte-Maxence, dating from
> the end of the 12th century. See
> http://www.persee.fr/web/revues/home/prescript/article/bec_0373-6237_1843_num_4_1_451709
> for the text, with a modern French translation. Thomas of Canterbury is
> perhaps better known as Thomas Becket, the "turbulent priest" of Henry II.
>
> Eric Zurcher
> CSIRO Plant Industry

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For those who missed it, in this publication the original is on
page 212, and the translation on page 211.

Paul






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