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He built her a wooden cow covered with hide into which she could climb, placing
her legs down the back legs of the cow. And so she was mounted by the bull. She
gave birth in due course to a bull-headed child, which was called the Minotaur, ...
Usually they have goat-legs and pricked ears, and they are always sexually
aroused. The Silenoi and Pan himself, 'the simple sheperd's awe- inspiring god',
are very similar. Originally spirits of the woods and the wilds, they later became ...
The calygreyhound was adopted by the de Veres, the Earls of Oxford, in 151 3 :
this animal was like an antelope with the forelegs of an eagle and the rear legs of
an ox. The allocamelus had the body of a camel and the head of an ass.
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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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