Bestiary

A delightful translation of one of the finest, and most beautiful, examples of a medieval Bestiary.

Bestiary

Bestiary

A delightful translation of one of the finest, and most beautiful, examples of a medieval Bestiary.

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Bestiary
Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: Bodleian Library
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Boydell Press

A delightful translation of one of the finest, and most beautiful, examples of a medieval Bestiary.
The Bestiary
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Nicholas Christopher
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-06-26 - Publisher: Dial Press

From “a writer of remarkable gifts,” “Borges with emotional weight, comes a tale that is at once a fantastical historical mystery, a haunting love story, and a glimpse into the uncanny—the quest for a long-lost book detailing the animals left off Noah’s Ark. Xeno Atlas grows up in the Bronx,
A Chinese Bestiary
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Richard E. Strassberg
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-05 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

A Chinese Bestiary presents a fascinating pageant of mythical creatures from a unique and enduring cosmography written in ancient China. The Guideways through Mountains and Seas, compiled between the fourth and first centuries B.C.E., contains descriptions of hundreds of fantastic denizens of mountains, rivers, islands, and seas, along with minerals,
The Illustrated Bestiary
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Maia Toll
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-01 - Publisher: Storey Publishing

People across cultures and through the centuries have felt a spiritual, symbolic connection to animals. In The Illustrated Bestiary, author and spiritual wellness guide Maia Toll turns the insight and wisdom that birthed The Illustrated Herbiary — her best-selling volume on the mystical power of plants — to the animal
A Desert Bestiary
Language: en
Pages: 166
Authors: Gregory McNamee
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Big Earth Publishing

Following the model of the medieval Latin bestiaries, Gregory McNamee has written a book at once naturalistic, folkloristic, and literary, made up of short essays on forty-three animals of the world's desert

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