Another digital text is now available: The Introduction to Queen Mary’s Psalter by George Warner (1912). All of the beast images from that book are also now available on the beast gallery pages.
Archive for September, 2003
Two more digital texts are now available: The Bestiary of Philippe de Thaon, in Anglo-Norman verse with an English translation, edited by Thomas Wright in 1841; and The Bestiary, a general introduction to the bestiary genre by M. R. James (1932). There are also a few more entries in the bibliography.
This is a very large update. By permission of the Manuscript Department of the Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen, most beasts now have at least one illustration. The two Copenhagen bestiaries ( Gl. kgl. S. 1633 4º and Gl. kgl. S. 3466 8º ) have full galleries of illustrations. In addition, almost all of the beasts have […]