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Physiologus

Author: Michael J Curley
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
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One of the most popular and widely read books of the Middle Ages, Physiologus contains allegories of beasts, stones, and trees both real and imaginary, infused by their anonymous author with the spirit of Christian moral and mystical teaching. Accompanied by an introduction that explains the origins, history, and literary value of this curious text, this volume also reproduces twenty woodcuts from the 1587 version.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Physiologus. English.
Physiologus.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009013135
(OCoLC)317623425
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Curley
ISBN: 9780226128719 0226128717
OCLC Number: 489110740
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Notes: "A medieval book of nature lore"--Cover.
Originally published 1979.
Description: 1 online resource (xlvi, 92 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction; Note to the Paperback Edition; I. We begin first of all by speaking of the Lion; II. On the Antelope; III. On Piroboli Rocks; IV. On the Swordfish; V. On the Charadrius; VI. On the Pelican; VII. On the Owl; VIII. On the Eagle; IX. On the Phoenix; X. On the Hoopoe; XI. On the Wild Ass; XII. On the Viper; XIII. On the Serpent; XIV. On the Ant; XV. On the Siren and Ass-Centaur; XVI. On the Hedgehog; XVII. On the Ibis; XVIII. On the Fox; XIX. On the Peridexion Tree and the Doves; XX. On the Elephant; XXI. On Amos the Prophet; XXII. On the Roe; XXIII. On the Agate-stone.
Other Titles: Physiologus.
Responsibility: translated by Michael J. Curley.

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One of the most popular and widely read books of the Middle Ages, Physiologus contains allegories of beasts, stones, and trees both real and imaginary, infused by their anonymous author with the spirit of Christian moral and mystical teaching. Accompanied by an introduction that explains the origins, history, and literary value of this curious text, this volume also reproduces twenty woodcuts from the 1587 version. Originally composed in the fourth century in Greek, and translated into dozens of versions through the centuries, Physiologus will delight readers with its ancient tales of ant-lion.

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