Надежда Гасанова (ngasanova) wrote,
Надежда Гасанова
ngasanova

Единороги

Он любит поговорку, что ловить
Деревьями единорогов надо,
Медведей - зеркалами, сетью - львов,
Слонов - посредством ям, людей - льстецами.


«Юлий Цезарь» Уильям Шекспир

Единороги средневековья




Unknown-'unicorn'-miniature Bestiaire of Anne Walshe (fol.5v)




Unknown-'unicorn'-miniature London-Royal Library (Ms 12 F, XIII, fol. 10v)




Unknown-'a girl holds a unicorn'-miniature Douai-Bibliothèque Municipal (Ms 711, fol. 4r)




Unknown-'a maiden with a mirror. A symbol of luxury or pride holds a unicorn'-miniature Paris-BNF (Ms fr. 15213, fol. 74v)




Unknown-'the unicorn sleeps in the lap of the maiden and hunter
kills it'-miniature Paris-BNF (Ms fr. 1951, fol. 14v)





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