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A Jewish bestiary

Mark H. Podwal

A Jewish bestiary

a book of fabulous creatures drawn from Hebraic legend and lore

by Mark H. Podwal

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Published by Jewish Publication Society of America in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animals in art.,
  • Animals, Mythical, in art.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 52.

    Statementby Mark Podwal.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNC139.P59 A4 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 52 p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2852061M
    ISBN 100827602456
    LC Control Number84014421

    A Complete Guide to Entities of Myth, Legend, and Folklore. Variations: Rhax, Rhagion, Rhogalida (“grape-spider”) The name Rhox indicates similarity to a grape. It may be the same as the spider known as rhogalida or “grape-spider” on Crete, although nobody is quite sure what a rhogalida is either. Aelian places it in Libya, but it is otherwise described as a common Mediterranean spider. The author offers a sophisticated conceptual and historical account of how the longstanding discourse about the animality of the Jew is accompanied by an iconography of an unnatural Jewish bestiary. The racial anti-Semitism that fueled the horrors of the Holocaust is contextualized in a .

      The history of the bestiary as book genre is long. Even so, its exact origins are hazy. What we do know is that the story of how the bestiary came to be begins in early Christian Egypt. Some 1, years ago, an anonymous author in Alexandria created a book known as the Physiologus. This is the earliest known book that organises animal stories.   Introduction. The splendidly illustrated bestiaries displayed in the exhibition Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World and described in the accompanying catalogue tell us much about medieval fascination with all of Creation: beasts, birds, fish, reptiles, insects, plants, and even stones. Far more than books about natural history, though, bestiaries explain how the natural—or.

    See all books authored by Mark Podwal, including Book of Hebrew Letters, and A Sweet Year: A Taste of the Jewish Holidays, and more on Jewish Bestiary. Mark Podwal $ - $ Jerusalem Sky: Stars, Crosses and Crescents. Mark Podwal $ - $ Book Of Tens, The. Mark Podwal $ - $ The Worksop Bestiary, also known as the Morgan Bestiary (MS 81), most likely from Lincoln or York, England, is an illuminated manuscript created around year containing a bestiary and other compiled medieval Latin texts on natural manuscript has influenced many other bestiaries throughout the medieval world and is possibly part of the same group as the Aberdeen Bestiary.


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