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He also heard of cannibals, and how falling 'feathers' (snow) hampered sight in
those parts. Aristeas eventually returned home, and wrote a long poem
describing his adventures and what he had learned about those distant regions.
He had in ...
Fortunio Liceti, writing in 15 18, quotes both accounts of the Vegetable Lamb,
adding that Friar Odoric saw the creature himself, and described it as being 'as
white as snow'. But this passage has not been traced in any edition of Odoric. In
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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