The story behind the surprising success of a comedy skit about books in the Middle Ages. From Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK).
"Pro captu lectoris, habent sua fata libelli":
"According to the capacity of the reader,
books have their destinies."
––Terentianus Maurus, end 3rd century C.E.
"for the diffusion of a book throughout
the world is almost as difficult and
important a task as the making of it"
––Friedrich Schiller, 1794