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On the Legend of the Serra or Saw-Fish

By George C. Druce, F.S.A.

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries, Second Series, Volume 31, London, 1919, Pages 20-35

About this Text

This article is a detailed exploration of the mythology, iconology and depiction of the sawfish in medieval manuscripts and other artwork. The digitized images have been enhanced to bring out what detail they contain; their content has not been edited.


The print edition of this text was published in London in 1919; the digital edition was created from the original in 2005 by David Badke. The original print edition by George C. Druce is believed to be in the public domain.