Milton and the Physiologus

James Hall Pitman

Modern Language Notes, 40:7 (November), 1925, 439-440

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The author points out a connection between the whale episode in the Physiologus and the leviathan in Milton's Paradise Lost. He also shows a similarity to the whale poem in the Old English Physiologus found in the Exeter Book and suggests that Milton may have been familiar with it.

Language: English


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