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Physiologus

A Medieval Book of Nature Lore

Physiologus( )
Introductions and notes by: Curley, Michael J.
Translator: Curley, Michael J.
ISBN:978-0-226-12870-2
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $26.00
Book Description:

One of the most popular and widely read books of the Middle Ages, Physiologus contains allegories of beasts, stones, and trees both real and imaginary, infused by their anonymous author with the spirit of Christian moral and mystical teaching.  Accompanied by an introduction that explains the origins, history, and literary value of this curious text, this volume also reproduces twenty woodcuts from the 1587 version. Originally composed in the fourth century...
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Book Details
Pages:144
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.431 Pounds



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