Definition of Bestiary:
Synonyms of Bestiary:
● Old saw
Sentence/Example of Bestiary:
For the structure of this verse, see p. 327; the following is a restoration and scansion of the passages in the Bestiary.
The author of the Bestiary was acquainted with one or both of these.
The medival bestiary was a book which sought to enunciate religious instruction by an appeal to the curiosity of credulous people.
Another Bestiary, of slightly later date, illuminated in the same manner.
A Bestiary of the beginning of the thirteenth century, enriched with many very curious paintings upon a ground of brilliant gold.
Bestiary, a name given to a class of books treating of animals, viewed allegorically.
This theme is found in the Physiologus, a 256 medieval bestiary.