A Bestiary, the Lion, Eagle, and Ant, from An Old Eng.
"A Concise Dictionary of Middle English" by A. L. Mayhew and Walter W. Skeat
BESTIARY, a name given to a class of books treating of animals, viewed allegorically.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
The basis of all Bestiaries is the Greek Physiologus, the origin of which can be traced back to the second century before Christ.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 4" by Charles Dudley Warner
Now to have done with this and return to the Bestiary; for I want to finish this work before I go.
"The Cathedral" by Joris-Karl Huysmans
The bestiaries relate many strange things of the elephant.
"Christmas: Its Origin and Associations" by William Francis Dawson
Bestiaries, 76, 123, 214, 276, 409.
"A Literary History of the English People" by Jean Jules Jusserand
But it was not in the scriptorium nor was it in the bestiaries or the examples of his predecessors that he acquired his art.
"The Book-Hunter at Home" by P. B. M. Allan
They were not all, far from it, like Richard de Fournival's, love-bestiaries; most of them had a religious tendency.
"The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare" by J. J. Jusserand
Ancient European bestiaries say when the peacock wakes it cries and mourns its lost beauty.
"Beast and Man in India" by John Lockwood Kipling
Expanded social scientist’s bestiary: a guide to fabled threats to, and defenses of, naturalistic social science.
Lessons From the Physics-Education Reform Effort
Hubsch, Calabi-Yau manifolds: A Bestiary for physicists.
Primordial Fluctuations in String Cosmology