The Old English 'Whale'

Albert S. Cook

Modern Language Notes, 9:3 (March), 1894, 65-68

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A discussion of the Whale poem of the Old English Physiologus found in the Exeter Book. Cook focuses on the word Fastitocalon as a name for the whale, and compares it to the name Aspidocalon. Much of the article consists of quotations in German, Greek and Latin.

Language: English


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