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"Animals in context: beasts on the Hereford map and Medieval natural history"
Margriet Hoogvliet
in P.D.A. Harvey, ed., The Hereford World Map: Medieval World Maps and their Context, London: British Library, 2006, 153-165
 

Demonstrates that the compiler of the Hereford map copied his information on animals from bestiaries and not directly from Solinus, and demonstrates that some of the animals themselves were copied from bestiaries via the technique of pouncing.

Language: English


 
ISBN: 0-7123-4760-7
 
  
 
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