Aristotle's Animals in the
Middle Ages & Renaissance

In English, French, German & Italian

Edited by Carlos Steel, Guy Guldentops & Pieter Beullens
November 1999
Leuven University Press
ISBN: 90-6186-973-0
408 pages
$109.00 paper original

Aristotle's zoological writings with their wealth of detailed investigations on diverse species of animals fascinated medieval and Renaissance culture. This volume explores how these texts have been read in various traditions and how they have been incorporated in different genres. This multidisciplinary and multilinguistic approach highlights substantial aspects of Aristotle's animals.

History; Literature
Mediaevalia Lovaniensia Series I/Studia XXVII

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