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Physiologus: A Medieval Book of Nature Lore by Michael J. Curley

Publisher:University of Chicago Press, 2009
Paperback, pp.92

Condition: Used – Very Good.

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, 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.

 

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Weight .225 kg

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