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Fit for Harry Potter: Strange Creatures from the Medieval Bestiary

By Ramona Venema Ramona Venema works as a research assistant in the Turning Over a New Leaf project. Her previous post was devoted to medieval cooking. She maintains her own cookery blog. The medieval bestiary has already been discussed in this … Continue reading

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Where the Wild Things Are: The Medieval Bestiary

By Jenneka Janzen While a bit denser than Maurice Sendak’s modern bed-time story, medieval bestiaries were, and still are, crowd-pleasers. A bestiary is a collection of short descriptions about a wide variety of (real or imagined) animals, birds, and in … Continue reading

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