Sabine Baring-Gould, who quotes this story in his book Iceland, its Scenes and
Sagas (1863), was very impressed with it, and thought it authentic. He concluded
that 'it is quite possible that there may be a foundation of truth to the world-wide ...
These were only found around the Arctic waters off Iceland and Greenland, and
as Iceland was only settled by the Norse towards the end of the ninth century, the
horns must have arrived in Europe later than that. At first his revelation had little ...
Baring-Gould, Sabine : Iceland, Its Scenes and Sagas. London ,1863. : Curious
Myths of the Middle Ages. New and enlarged edition. London, 1869. Barnum,
P. T. : The Life of P. T. Barnum, written by Himself. London, 1859. Bisschop, Eric
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I like a bestiary, and this is a nice one. It covers the more familiar mythical beasts, such as the unicorn, manticore, basilisk and co., but also the somewhat less well known, such as the barometz ... Read full review