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There had been three earlier appearances within memory : first in the reign of
Sesoris; second ... 'The three earlier phoenixes flew to the city called Heliopolis
with a great escort of common birds amazed at the novelty of their appearance.
The natives there reported the appearance at 'a certain season' of a giant bird.
This extraordinary creature, which they called the rukh, 'makes its appearance
from the southern ocean'. In form it is said to resemble the eagle, but it is ...
This ankle-bone, the most beautiful I have ever seen, is like that of an ox in
general appearance and size, but it is as heavy as lead and its colour is that of
cinnibar through and through. The animal is exceedingly swift and powerful, so
that no ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Michael.Rimmer - LibraryThing
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