|Michael J. Curley|
|Austin: University of Texas Press, 1979|
"Curley has based his translation on the Latin versions of Physiologus as established by Francis Carmody. Curley's intrduction places Physiologus within its intellectual and historical framework. He also provides a selected bibliography and notes. This volume is illustrated with reproductions of woodcuts from the 1587 Rome edition." - cover copy
"The present translation is based on the two editions of the Latin Physiologus prepared by Francis Carmody, the y- and b- version [ Carmody Y, Carmody B]. I have relied primarily on the y-version since it is generally agreed to be the closer of the two to the Greek original. Whenever important additions or variations are supplied by the b-version, however, I have translated them..." - Introduction
Includes 51 beasts.
135 pp., notes, bibliography.
|ISBN: 0-292-76456-1; LCCN: 79014096; LC: PA4273.P8 E5 1979; DDC: 883/.01|