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"Misericord owls and medieval anti-semitism"
Mariko Miyazaki
in Debra Hassig, ed., The Mark of the Beast: The Medieval Bestiary in Art, Life, and Literature, New York: Garland, 1999, 23-49
 

Examines the owl in the context of the modification and development of bestiary imagery in public church decoration (mainly in the form of misericords), discussing form and function of misericords, owls and apes in bestiaries and their association with Jews and sin, and depictions of owls at Norwich Cathedral.

Language: English


 
ISBN: 0-8153-2952-0
 
  
 
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