Abbeville Press: September 2018
Now in an affordable edition, a splendid pageant of the animal kingdom as the Middle Ages saw it
As the 587 colorful images in this magnificent volume reveal, animals were a constant--and delightful--presence in illuminated manuscripts throughout the Middle Ages. They were illustrated not only in bestiaries--the compendiums of animal fact and fable that were exceedingly popular in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries--but in every sort of manuscript, sacred and profane, from the Gospels to the Romance of the Rose
This book is arranged in manner of a proper bestiary, with... View More...