Beasts and Birds of the Middle Ages: The Bestiary and Its by Willene B. Clark (Editor), Meradith T. McMunn (Editor) ,

By Willene B. Clark (Editor), Meradith T. McMunn (Editor) , University of Pennsylvania Press (December 1989)

The medieval bestiary, or moralized ebook of beasts, has loved giant reputation over the centuries and it maintains to steer either literature and paintings. This choice of essays goals to illustrate the scope and diversity of bestiary reviews and the ways that the medieval bestiary could be addressed. The participants write concerning the culture of 1 of the bestiary's birds, Parisian creation of the manuscripts, bestiary animals in a liturgical ebook, theological in addition to secular interpretations of beasts, bestiary creatures in literature, and new views at the bestiary in different genres.

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