Archive for September, 2003

Another digital text

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.

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Two more digital texts

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.

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Large update, new images

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 […]

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