Session810
TitleMedieval Animals, II: Creating New Kinds of Beasts
Date/TimeTuesday 4 July 2017: 16.30-18.00
 
SponsorMAD (Medieval Animal Data Network)
 
OrganiserGerhard Jaritz, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest/Wien
 
Moderator/ChairAlice Choyke, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest/Wien
 
Paper 810-a The Horses of the Others: Exotic Horses in Medieval Epic and Romance
(Language: English)
Levente Selaf, Department of Early Hungarian Literature, Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest
Index Terms: Daily Life; Language and Literature - Comparative
Paper 810-b The Bonasus, Bartholomaeus Anglicus, and Other(ing) Animals: The Making of a Curious Beast
(Language: English)
Zsuzsanna Papp Reed, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Index Terms: Language and Literature - Comparative; Religious Life
 
AbstractMedieval literature offers a wide spectrum of creations of kinds and types of animals that mainly play an important role in symbolic or metaphorical discourses. The session tries to offer some examples of this kind of fauna that can certainly be seen as part of medieval 'reality'.