Skip Navigation

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

Bestiaries

Resources
View Resource The Medieval Bestiary

A bestiary is a book of beasts which originated in the Middle Ages. The book was a compilation of descriptions of beasts, and then the descriptions were used as bases for allegorical teachings. They were often illustrated, as most of the public was unable to read. In this large website of over 3000 pages, any and all aspects of animals of the middle ages are addressed, but there is an emphasis...

http://bestiary.ca/