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This is the first English-language study of bestiaries, mediaeval works that described and illustrated animals, birds, and other creatures. Florence McCulloch describes the nature of the Latin Physiologus, which is frequently cited as among the earliest examples of serious works of natural history.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. 2-6
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. 7-10
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. 11-14
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  1. I. The Greek Physiologus: Its Character and Origin
  2. pp. 15-20
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  1. II. The Latin Physiologus and the Bestiary
  2. pp. 21-44
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  1. III. Traditional French Bestiaries
  2. pp. 45-69
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  1. IV. Illustrated Bestiaries
  2. pp. 70-77
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  1. V. General Analysis of the Principal Subjects Treated in Latin and French Bestiaries
  2. pp. 78-192
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  1. Illustrations
  2. pp. 193-196
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  1. APPENDIX: Non-Bestiary Material in Pierre de Beauvais
  2. pp. 197-204
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 205-214
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781469634883
Print ISBN
9780807890332
MARC Record
OCLC
1019664310
Pages
214
Launched on MUSE
2018-01-18
Language
English
Open Access
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