Les observation de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouuées en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, et autres pays estranges redigées en trois liures. Belon. Page 15. Illustration of a mountain goat from the island of Crete.

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Title

Les observation de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouuées en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, et autres pays estranges redigées en trois liures. Belon. Page 15. Illustration of a mountain goat from the island of Crete.

Subject

Middle East -- Description and Travel

Description

This illustration represents the specific mountain goat from the island of Crete. Note that Belon chose to have the goat depicted in his natural habitat, amidst the rocky mountain. Indeed, in his writings, Belon seems to be fascinated with the idea of the goat living in such a treacherous environment.

Creator

Belon, Pierre (1517-1565)

Publisher

Tufts University. Tisch Library.
Paris: Guillaume Cauellat

Date

1553

Format

Image/jpeg

Language

Fre

Type

Image

Coverage

1553

Files

IMG_6570.jpg

Citation

Belon, Pierre (1517-1565) , “Les observation de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouuées en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, et autres pays estranges redigées en trois liures. Belon. Page 15. Illustration of a mountain goat from the island of Crete.
,” Tufts Libraries Omeka, accessed December 4, 2022, https://omeka.library.tufts.edu/items/show/845.