Oliver Schopf, editorial cartoons from Austria, cartoonist from Austria, Austrian illustrations, illustrator from Austria, editorial cartoon chess history: peter damian, monk, cardinal, reforms, liber gomorrhianus, games, vice, chess
Peter Damian, also Petrus Damiani, 1007–1072, was a Benedictine monk and cardinal in Ostia. In his book Liber Gomorrhianus he published a scathing treatise on the vices of the clergy and he also condemned all kind of games even chess.

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