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Артефакты, диковинки, интересности... - Существа из "Historia Animalium" 1551-87

Konrad Von Gesner - Details From “Historia Animalium” (History Of Animals)

Konrad Von Gesner - Details From "Historia Animalium" (History Of Animals) 1551-87

Konrad Von Gesner - Details From "Historia Animalium" (History Of Animals) "Historiae animalium ("Histories of the Animal.

Chimera (Laurent Natter, Traite de la Methode Antique, 1754).

Chimera (Laurent Natter, Traite de la Methode Antique, 1754).

Conrad Gesner  [26 March 1516 –   13 December 1565]    Gesner was most noted in his day as a physician, botanist, and Classical linguist. ...

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Gallus monstrosus "Ulissi Aldrovandi (Aldrovandus) Woodcut illustrations from Aldrovandi's 'History of Monsters'

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Артефакты, диковинки, интересности... - Существа из "Historia Animalium" 1551-87

Konrad Von Gesner - Details From "Historia Animalium" (History Of Animals)

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Sailors on the back of a whale, which they imagine to be an island (see detail below); from Konrad Gesner's Historia Animalia Liber IV edition, oktouse

Sea Creatures from Folklore and Legend | HubPages

Sea Creatures from Folklore and Legend

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Woodcut of St. George slaying the dragon, Alexander Barclay, 1515 [Public Domain], via Wikipedia

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