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Animals in the Middle Ages

by Nora C. Flores

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7496339M
ISBN 100415928931
ISBN 109780415928939

  Throughout the middle-ages in Europe animals were, as it turns out, tried for human crimes. Animals were arraigned in court on charges ranging from murder to obscenity. Pigs, dogs, cows, rats and even flies and caterpillars were arraigned in court with full ceremony. They would call witnesses and evidence were heard on both sides. Book of Beasts, Facsimile of MS Bodley (13th century). Oxford: Bodleian Library. 12 in. x in. PRB4H36 Library West General Collection, George A. Smathers Libraries. The Bodley manuscript, housed in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, is from a family of bestiaries based upon the Etymologiæ, an etymological encyclopedia compiled by Isidore of Seville in .

Posts about Middle Eastern folklore written by abookofcreatures. Variations: Aeternae, Analopos, Antalope, Antholops, Aptaleon, Aptolos, Pantolops; Jachamur, Jachmur, Jamur, Yamur (Bochart); Chatloup (erroneously) The antelope was known to the Greeks as Analopos (and variations thereof, derived from the Coptic Pantolops according to Bochart) and to the Romans as .   Animals were an important part of the everyday lives of ancient and medieval people, whether they were real or imagined, and their literary use in the Middle Ages formed a moral language.

The saint and animal story in medieval saints' Lives has a long tradition - explored in detail here. The volume ranges from the very beginning of the genre in the Late Antique east, through the early medieval western European adaptations, including in Ireland, to the twelfth century, to its conclusion with a new assessment of Saint Francis' dealings with animals.2/5(1). This exhibition explores the various uses of animal images in medieval manuscripts. From representations of real animals in The Book of Beasts to the purely decorative animal borders of The Book of Kells and the weird and wonderful grotesques of the Luttrell Psalter, the Beast in the Book encourages you to reflect upon the ways in which the illustrators combined high art and .


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Joyce E. Salisbury takes an. A kind of encyclopedia of animals, the bestiary was among the most popular illuminated texts in northern Europe during the Middle Ages (about –). Because medieval Christians understood every element of the world as a manifestation of God, the book largely focused on each animal’s religious meaning.

Boria Sax; Animals in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays, ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, Volume 5, Issue 2, 1 JulyPages 1Author: Boria Sax. The relatively large size of the animals section in the Book of Treasures undoubtedly reflects an increasing European interest in animals, both indigenous and exotic, that began in the 12 century and continued through the Middle Ages, producing growing numbers of royal and civic menageries, private ownership of exotic animals, and taste for.

Animals in the Middle Ages have often been discussed—but usually only as a source of food, as beasts of burden, or as aids for hunters. This book takes a completely different angle, showing that they were also beloved domestic companions to their human owners, whether they were dogs, cats, monkeys, squirrels, and : Erika Harlitz-Kern.

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