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... have been burned alive in a bronze image of a bull-headed man. But though
there are parallels to be found for such a practice in Carthage and the Near East,
there seems to be no archaeological evidence on Crete for this flight of fancy.
... but some of them at least seem to be derived from the geninue folklore of Inner
Asia. The 'tiger with wings' certainly seems to be related to the griffin of Aristeas,
especially as both are placed in proximity to a one-eyed race. So it would seem ...
What seems to have happened is that the earlier image of the griffin, which was
traditional in art, became confused with the ... The Arimaspi do seem to have
been a nomadic tribe of Central Asia, who obtained their gold from other
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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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