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  • Index Biography #29: Prize a book April 30, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Medieval , trackback





    ***Invisible first across the line, look below for the answer***

    The Index Biography is a new form of biography pioneered by this blog and introduced in a previous post. The creator must find a biography of a famous individual from history, they must turn to the index and write down eight peripheral facts about the individual’s life. We offered up previously here Sheridan le Fanu and Joseph Stalin (he of ripe banana fame) and these might stand as examples. The reader on the other hand must identify who is being described: think of it as a history version of balderdash. The prize  is a copy of the relevant and fun biography sent via Amazon: the last but one prize went to New Zealand so we take our duties seriously.

    Lived in at least two countries

    Date of death unknown

    Date of birth unknown

    Became a bishop (and subsequently sacked)

    Kidnapped as a child

    Had visionary dreams

    Wrote in unusual Latin

    Two surviving works