Michael J. Curley

Austin: University of Texas Press, 1979

"Curley has based his translation on the Latin versions of Physiologus as established by Francis Carmody. Curley's intrduction places Physiologus within its intellectual and historical framework. He also provides a selected bibliography and notes. This volume is illustrated with reproductions of woodcuts from the 1587 Rome edition." - cover copy

"The present translation is based on the two editions of the Latin Physiologus prepared by Francis Carmody, the y- and b- version [Carmody Y, Carmody B]. I have relied primarily on the y-version since it is generally agreed to be the closer of the two to the Greek original. Whenever important additions or variations are supplied by the b-version, however, I have translated them..." - Introduction

Includes 51 beasts.

135 pp., notes, bibliography.

Language: English

ISBN: 0-292-76456-1; LCCN: 79014096; LC: PA4273.P8E51979; DDC: 883/.01


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