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He also claimed that 'fossil man does not exist' : a couple of decades later he was
found to be wrong. Though his ideas were exploded, his attitude to travellers'
tales of mysterious animals became the common one. Though many of the ...
I have begun with this quite late account of the salamander simply because it is,
as Cellini's father claimed, a unique story. Cellini seems to be the only man who
ever claimed to have seen a salamander actually in a fire, but the idea that it ...
Boece claimed to have seen at Petsligo, where he was a priest, in 149o a tree
washed up on the shore on which there appeared to be 'little featherless birds'.
Another such tree appeared on the Firth of Tay near Dundee in 1492. He also ...
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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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