Beast Index - Alphabetic
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This is an index to the beasts, in alphabetic order, listing only the common names used on this site. The alphabet bands allow you to jump to the first item sorted under the letter you click.
 
 
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Agate Stone Can be used to find pearls
Alerion Bird A bird the color of fire, with razor-sharp wings
Amethyst Stone
Amphisbaena Beast A serpent with two heads, one at either end
Ant Insect Ants harvest grain to store for the winter
Antelope Beast An animal so wild no hunter can approach it
Ant-lion Beast The offspring of an ant and a lion, or the lion of ants
Ape Beast Called "simia" because it is similar to humans
Asp Serpent Blocks its ear with its tail so as not to hear the charmer
Ass Beast An animal that is slow and resists commands
 
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Badger Beast A dirty beast that bites
Barnacle Goose Bird A bird that initially grows from trees
Basilisk Serpent Its odor, voice and even look can kill
Bat Bird A bird that gives birth to living young
Bear Beast The cubs are born unformed, and must be licked into shape by the mother
Beaver Beast Hunted for its testicles, it castrates itself to escape from the hunter
Bee Insect Bees are the smallest of birds, and are born from the bodies of oxen
Beryl Stone
Bittern Bird A bird that makes a booming noise
Blackbird Bird An agreeable bird that sings in April and May
Boa Serpent An enormous snake, found in Italy, that feeds on cattle
Boar (Wild) Beast A savage wild pig or hog
Bonnacon Beast A beast like a bull, that uses its dung as a weapon
Bull Beast The Indian bull is tawny colored and swift as a bird
 
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Caladrius Beast A bird which can tell if a sick man will die, and can cure disease
Camel Beast Camels can endure thirst for three days and prefer to drink muddy water
Carbuncle Stone When it is held against the sun it resembles a burning coal
Cat Beast An animal that is hostile to mice
Catoblepas Beast A beast with a head so heavy it can only look down
Cedar Tree Plant
Centaur Beast A beast part man and part horse
Cerastes Serpent An exceptionally flexible serpent with horns
Chalcedony Stone
Chrysolite Stone
Chrysoprase Stone
Cinnamologus Bird An Arabian bird that makes its nest from the fruits of the cinnamon tree
Cock Bird The cock is a bird that can tell time
Coot Bird An intelligent bird that stays in one place
Crane Bird At night cranes take turns keeping watch for enemies
Cricket Insect A creature that likes to sing, forgetting all else
Crocodile Beast A beast that weeps after eating a man
Crow Bird A long-lived bird that fortells the future
Cuckoo Bird A weak bird that travels on the backs of kites
 
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Diamond Stone If a diamond is kept in a house, demons cannot enter
Dipper Bird A bird from Ireland that dives for fish in streams
Dipsa Serpent A snake so poisionous that its bite kills before it is felt
Dog Beast A young dog bound to a patient cures internal wounds
Dolphin Fish Dolphins gather in schools at the sound of music
Dove Bird There is meaning in the various colors of doves
Dragon Serpent The greatest of all serpents on earth
Dromedary Beast The dromedary is a small camel that can travel a hundred Roman miles a day
Duck Bird The ducks of Pontus feed on the poison in the sea
 
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Eagle Bird A bird with eyes so strong it can look directly into the sun
Echeneis Fish This fish clings to ships and holds them back
Elephant Beast Persian and Indian soldiers build wooden towers on the back of elephants and fight from there.
 
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Falcon Bird
Fire stones Stone Stones that burst into flames when brought close together
Fish Fish The number of species of fish is uncountable
Fox Beast A crafty and deceitful animal that never runs in a straight line
Frog Serpent Land frogs die if exposed to rain
 
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Giraffe Beast A beast that looks like a camel but has the spots of a leopard
Goat Beast An animal that likes to live on high mountains
Goose Bird Geese can smell the odor of man better than any other animal can
Griffin Beast A beast with the body of a lion and the wings and head of an eagle
 
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Hare Beast A timid beast that runs fast
Harpy Bird
Hawk Bird The hawk has great courage in a small body
Hedgehog Beast A beast that carries away grapes on its sharp quills
He-goat Beast A beast so hot that its blood dissolves diamond
Hercinia Bird A bird with brightly glowing feathers
Heron Bird A bird wise above all others
Hoopoe Bird The young care for their elderly parents
Horse Beast A horse is a horse, of course, of course...
Hydros Serpent A water snake that makes those bitten swell up
Hydrus Serpent The enemy of the crocodile, which it kills from the inside
Hyena Beast A beast that eats human corpses and changes sex
 
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Ibex Beast A beast with horns so strong they can save it from a fall
Ibis Bird The dirtiest of birds because it feeds on corpses
Ichneumon Serpent Another enemy of the dragon
Indian stone Stone A stone that can cure the illness called dropsy
 
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Jaculus Serpent A flying serpent
Jay Bird A very noisy bird
 
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Kingfisher Bird A bird that calms sea storms
Kite Bird A rapacious bird that feeds on carrion
 
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Lamb Beast The lamb knows by their voice its own parents
Leontophone Beast A small beast that is deadly to lions
Leopard Beast The offspring of a mating between a lion and a pard
Leucrota Beast A composite beast with a mouth that stretches from ear to ear
Lion Beast The lion is the king of the beasts
Lizard Serpent When the lizard goes blind, it looks to the rising sun
Lynx Beast The urine of the lynx hardens into a precious stone
 
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Magnet Stone
Magpie Bird The magpie has a voice which can express words with distinct sounds
Mandrake Plant A plant with human-shaped roots, that shrieks when it is pulled from the earth
Manticore Beast A composite beast with a man's face, a lion's body, and the stinger of a scorpion
Mermaid Fish A creature half human, half fish
Mole Beast A blind animal that lives in the earth
Monocerus Beast A fierce beast with a single long horn
Mouse Beast A small animal that is born from the soil
Muscaliet Beast A beast with the body of a hare, tail of a squirrel, teeth of a boar
 
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Newt Serpent A lizard with spots like stars on its back
Nightingale Bird A bird that that sings so enthusiastically that it almost dies
 
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Onager Beast A wild ass that can predict the coming of the equinox
Onocentaur Beast A beast with the upper body of a man and the lower body of an ass
Orphan Bird Bird The mother bird knows which of her eggs contain the best offspring
Osprey Bird A bird from Ireland that is well suited for fishing
Ostrich Bird A bird that can digest anything, even iron, but is careless of its eggs
Owl Bird The owl is a dirty bird that prefers darkness to light
Ox Beast The ox is a strong beast that can predict the weather
 
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Palm Tree Plant
Panther Beast A gentle, multicolored beast whose only enemy is the dragon
Parandrus Beast A beast that can conceal itself by changing its appearance
Pard Beast A swift and deadly beast that kills with a single leap
Parrot Bird A talking bird with a very hard beak
Partridge Bird A deceitful bird that steals other birds' eggs
Peacock Bird A bird with a terrible voice and flesh too hard to cook
Pearl Stone Pearls are produced by a stone called an oyster
Pegasus Beast
Pelican Bird A bird that revives its dead young with its own blood
Peridexion tree Plant A tree in India that attracts doves and repells dragons
Phoenix Bird A bird that rises anew from the ashes of its funeral pyre
 
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Quail Bird Quails cannot be eaten, because they feed on poisonous seeds
 
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Rabbit Beast A wild beast hunted by dogs
Ram Beast Rams were the first animals to be sacrificed on alters
Raven Bird The raven will not accept its young until their feathers turn black
 
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Salamander Serpent Salamanders are so cold they can extinguish any fire
Sapphire Stone
Sard Stone
Sardonyx Stone
Sawfish Fish The sawfish has enormous wings and likes to race against ships
Scitalis Serpent A serpent with such a marvelous appearance that it stuns the viewer
Scorpion Insect The scorpion is a worm that stings with its tail
Sea-pig Fish Sea-pigs dig up the ground under water
Seps Serpent The poison of the seps consumes both body and bones
Sheep Beast The sheep is a defenseless, placid animal
Siren Bird A deadly creature, half human, half bird or fish
Smaragdus Stone
Snake Serpent The snake crawls with hidden steps
Sparrow Bird A small, weak bird
Sphinx Beast
Spider Insect The spider is an aerial worm that takes its nourishment from the air
Stag Beast A drink made from the tears and the heart bones of a stag is a cure for troubles of the heart
Stork Bird Two crows lead flocks of storks when they cross the sea to Asia
Swallow Bird The swallow deserts buildings that are about to collapse
Swan Bird The swan sings most sweetly just before it dies
Swordfish Fish A fish with a pointed beak it uses to sink ships
 
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Tiger Beast Tigers are remarkable for their strength and speed
Titmouse Bird A bird that is curious about other birds
Topaz Stone
Torpedo Fish A fish whose touch numbs the strongest arms and swiftest feet
Turtledove Bird A bird that always remains faithful to its mate
 
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Unicorn Beast The unicorn is a fierce beast that can only be captured by a maiden
 
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Viper Serpent The young of the viper eat their way out of their mother's side
Vulture Bird The vulture is a slow-flying bird that eats corpses
 
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Weasel Beast The weasel conceives at the mouth and gives birth through the ear
Wether Beast The wether is named from the worms in its head
Whale Fish Sailors mistake the whale for an island
Wolf Beast If a wolf sees a man before the man sees the wolf, the man will lose his voice
Woodpecker Bird No spike can remain in a tree where a woodpecker nests
Worm Serpent Worms are born from flesh without intercourse
 
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Yale Beast A beast with flexible horns that it can move at will
 
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