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Many of the legends current about the ziz are similar to those among the Arabs
about the roc ( which is discussed in the following chapter ) : he is said to be the
largest bird in creation , his outspread wings darken the sun and prevent the hot ...
These occur in two works which I mentioned earlier in the chapter on the griffin :
they are Ch ' u Tz and Shan Hai Ching , which include magical material from the
Yangtze Valley . A poem from the first of these , Chao Hun , dates from about the
CHAPTER FOUR : THE BEAST OF LASCAUX Bataille , G . : Lascaux , or the Birth
of Art . Lausanne , 1955 . Breuil , Henri : Four Hundred Years of Cave Art .
Montignac , 1952 . Brodrick , Alan Houghton : Lascaux , a Commentary . London
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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
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