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Sacred monsters : mysterious and mythical creatures of Scripture, Talmud and Midrash

Author: Nosson Slifkin
Publisher: [Springfield, NJ?] : Zoo Torah : Distributed by Gefen Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nosson Slifkin
ISBN: 9789652295811 9652295817
OCLC Number: 776489712
Description: 394 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : confronting monsters --
Unicorns of different colors --
Mermaids, krakens, & wild men --
Gigantic giants --
Diminutive dwarfs --
Sea monsters & Leviathan --
Behold the behemoth --
The fabulous Shamir --
Two-headed men & other mutants --
The phoenix from the flames --
Royal griffins --
The remarkable roc --
Dragons & fiery flying serpents --
The secret of the salamander --
Vegetable-men & tree-geese --
The marvelous mud-mouse --
The spontaneous sweat-louse.
Responsibility: Natan Slifkin.

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