Medieval cats

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Thames & Hudson , London
StatementSusan Herbert.
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15057102M
ISBN 100500016526

This delightful and informative gift book presents a wealth of cat imagery from a variety of medieval sources and is peppered with fascinating facts about the medieval view of cats and many stories of people and their pets in the Middle Ages/5(23).

Medieval Cats is by the same author as Medieval Dogs and follows the same format a slender volume (89 pages), each filled with full-color illustrations from Medieval books and manuscripts, this time featuring cats of all shapes, sizes, and colors. The text includes excerpts from poems, fables, proverbs, and recipes for cures, all involving cats.4/5.

Medieval Cats Hardcover – April 1, by Susan Herbert (Author)/5(18). Medieval Cats Coloring Book will offer many hours of de-stressing pleasure and enjoyment.

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Read more Read less Explore our editors' picks for the best kids' books of the month5/5(6). Medieval Cats. Herbert's previous books have introduced readers to a world of art inhabited entirely by cats, from Egyptian mummies to Impressionist picnickers.

Now her beguiling felines capture yet another period of art--the late Middle Ages--in a marvelous new collection for any cat lover or art enthusiast/5. About the Book From ancient Egypt to the modern day, cats have been one of the most beloved pets. In fact, images of cats appear extensively in medieval manuscripts, where they are depicted as pets and mousers, appear in bestiaries and marginalia, and are even depicted in religious iconography.

While thumbing through the medieval manuscript in JulyEmir O. Filipović, a teaching and research assistant at the University of Sarajevo, discovered pages of the book stained with the inky.

Centuries Ago, a Cat Walked Across This Medieval Manuscript While pawing through a stack of medieval manuscripts from Dubrovnik, Croatia, a student stumbled upon a familiar set of splotches marring.

All cats are a little demonic, as their humans would probably attest to. It turns out Medieval scribes were maybe just a little more on the nose about it.

“In the Medieval period, animals were. Relax and color. If you like cats and you like art, then you’ll love Medieval Cats Coloring Book for Cat Lovers.

Twenty illustrations based on actual medieval drawings of cats in Bestiaries and Books of Hours are ready to color. Why not combine your love of cats with. Medieval cats often worked with monks in their libraries and even helped with their illumnations, as the cat paw prints on the 15th century medieval manscript shown would indicate.

Cats befriended Ernest Hemingway, whose home in Key West is now a museum and home to polydactyl (six-toed) descendants of Hemingway's own six-toed cats. Time Cat is one of my childhood favorites and is about some things I like most: cats, time travel, and foreign places.

I think Lloyd Alexander's writing may be difficult for young children to understand. Strangely it bothered me less reading Time Cat than it when I struggled through The Book of Three last summer.

I enjoyed the didactic moments /5. This charming gift book presents a wealth of cat imagery from a wide variety of medieval sources and will have a wide appeal for cat lovers everywhere. The text is peppered with fascinating facts about the medieval view of cats and amusing anecdotes about people and their pets in the Middle Ages, for example: Extract from Medieval Cats: 'Cats.

Though a fun read, "Medieval Cats "is also a thought-provoking work that allows us to explore the history of people ambivalent attitudes toward animals living in their own sphere."--Ken Kurihara, Fordham University "Sixteenth Century Journal " A charming gift for all cat-loving historians/5(33).

This charming gift book presents a wealth of cat imagery from a wide variety of medieval sources and will have a wide appeal for cat lovers everywhere. The text is peppered with fascinating facts about the medieval view of cats and amusing anecdotes about people and their pets in the Middle : Kathleen Walker-Meikle.

Very interesting book with great illustrations in color. Also, good use of primary sources if you're doing a research paper. Be advised that if you're a real cat lover, you may find some of the content distressing. Cats had a very mixed reputation in the medieval period /5.

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r/MedievalCats: Pictures of medieval cat paintings. Press J to jump to the feed. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Medieval Cats (Book): Walker-Meikle, Kathleen: From ancient Egypt to the modern day, cats have been one of the most beloved pets. In fact, images of cats appear extensively in medieval manuscripts, where they are depicted as pets and mousers, appear in bestiaries and marginalia, and are even depicted in religious iconography.

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Images of cats appear extensively in medieval manuscripts. They are depicted as pets, as mousers, in Bestiaries, in marginalia and in other surprising images - for example, depictions of cats in religious iconography.

This book presents cat imagery from a variety of medieval sources. Medieval cats. [Susan Herbert] -- Herbert's previous books have introduced readers to a world of art inhabited entirely by cats, from Egyptian mummies to Impressionist picnickers.

Now her beguiling felines capture yet another period Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Shakespeare Cats and now the Medieval cats. They are all lovely but I think Medieval cats is the best as the illustrations are so elaborate and beautiful especially the ones like the book of hours.

What a wonderful artist she was. One person found this helpful5/5. A world of art inhabited entirely by cats is introduced in this book. From the feline Mona Lisa to the white-tailed Botticelli Venus, Susan Herbert is known for her cat characters - her humorous versions of well-known paintings.

In this book she explores the art of the Middle Ages. It features resplendent cats dining in medieval banqueting halls. Cats leave their mark on centuries of books the medieval manuscript was stained with inky cat paw prints.

that it makes you imagine the scene in your head when the cat jumped onto the book. Images of medieval cats 2 Comments on Images of medieval cats Medieval Manuscripts book of hours, medieval animals, medieval cat, medieval mice, rebec ‘Cat playing a rebec’ from Book of Hours (S.E.

England, cc). When the book historian Erik Kwakkel tweeted an illumination of an angry cat in a medieval manuscript, I thought that he and his followers might be interested in seeing my photo. He re-tweeted it, people liked it, and that was pretty much all there was to it.

A world of art inhabited entirely by cats is introduced in this book. From the feline Mona Lisa to the Botticelli Venus, Susan Herbert is known for her humorous versions of well-known paintings.

In this book, she explores the art of the Middle Ages to present her feline characters. "Pangur Bán" is an Old Irish poem, written about the 9th century at or around Reichenau Abbey. It was written by an Irish monk, and is about his cat.

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Pangur Bán, 'White Pangur', is the cat's name, Pangur meaning 'a fuller'. Although the poem is anonymous, it bears similarities to the poetry of Sedulius Scottus, prompting speculation that Sedulius is the author.

Given their inclination to defile beautiful books, why were cats allowed in medieval libraries at all? A ninth-century poem, written by an Irish monk about his cat “Pangur Bán”, holds the answer: I and Pangur Bán my cat, ‘Tis a like task we are at: Hunting mice is his delight, Hunting words I sit all night.

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