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Animals and the symbolic in mediaeval art and literature

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Published by Egbert Forsten in Groningen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.,
  • Animals in literature.,
  • Animals, Mythical, in literature.,
  • Symbolism in literature.,
  • Animals in art.,
  • Animals, Mythical, in art.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by L.A.J.R. Houwen.
    SeriesMediaevalia Groningana ;, v. 20, Mediaevalia Groningana ;, fasc. 20.
    ContributionsHouwen, L. A. J. R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN682.A57 A55 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL288197M
    ISBN 109069800977
    LC Control Number97192030

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    Texts and images from the bestiary on mediaeval maps of the world" (in L. A. J. R. Houwen, ed., Animals and the Symbolic in Mediaeval Art and Literature (Mediaevalia Groningana, 20), Groningen: Egbert Forsten, , ) [Book article] Aslake World Map. Ex.: Animals and the Symbolic in Mediaeval Art and Literature, edited by L. A. R. J. HOUWEN. Egbert Forsten, Groningen (Mediaevalia Groningana, 20). 24 cm, XVI + p., ill, € 30, ISBN Ce volume rassemble une dizaine d’articles intéressant le monde animal dans la littérature.

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