New PDF release: Bestiaire fantastique des voyageurs

By Dominique Lanni

ISBN-10: 2081314487

ISBN-13: 9782081314481

Créatures mythiques, monstres légendaires, animaux improbables… Depuis l. a. nuit des temps, les voyageurs ont peuplé les mondes lointains d’êtres aussi fascinants qu’effrayants.

Basilic ou invunche au corps hideux, Niam Niam ou Lestrygon aux moeurs étranges, Fiura ou sirène aux pouvoirs envoûtants, satyre ou homme-singe entre humanité et bestialité, nasique, orang-outang, baleine, éléphant et autres animaux exotiques élevés par les récits au rang de légendes…Ce bestiaire illustré, véritable cupboard de curiosités des voyageurs, nous transporte aux frontières du réel et des imaginaires.

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Dominique Lanni's Bestiaire fantastique des voyageurs PDF

Créatures mythiques, monstres légendaires, animaux improbables… Depuis l. a. nuit des temps, les voyageurs ont peuplé les mondes lointains d’êtres aussi fascinants qu’effrayants.

Basilic ou invunche au corps hideux, Niam Niam ou Lestrygon aux moeurs étranges, Fiura ou sirène aux pouvoirs envoûtants, satyre ou homme-singe entre humanité et bestialité, nasique, orang-outang, baleine, éléphant et autres animaux exotiques élevés par les récits au rang de légendes…Ce bestiaire illustré, véritable cupboard de curiosités des voyageurs, nous transporte aux frontières du réel et des imaginaires.

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But never, in art or literature, is she able to save her lover. ] Aegyptus see DANAUS. Aellosee HARPIES. Aeneas. The legendary founder of the Roman race and the national hero of Rome. Although Aeneas is best known from Virgil's Aeneid, he also had a vigorous existence in early Greek myth. He was the son of APHRODITE and the Trojan prince ANCHISES, and thus a descendant of TROS and a member of the junior branch of the royal house of 46 Aeneas Troy. He was born on Mount Ida and brought up by NYMPHS until, at five years old, he was taken to his father's care.

Of the attackers, only Adrastus' son Aegialeus was killed, and Adrastus died of grief on the way home. ] Adrastus (2). 5), was one of the EPIGONI. Aeacus. The first king of Aegina. He was the son of ZEUS and the nymph AEGINA, daughter of the river-god Asopus, and was born on the island then named Oenone but later renamed by him after his mother. When he grew to manhood and was grieved by his solitude, Zeus transformed all the island's ants (myrmekes) into men and women. Aeacus called his new people the MYRMIDONS.

Venus plucks the flower and addresses it as she puts it in her bosom: Here was thy father's bed, here in my breast; Thou art the next of blood, and 'tis thy right. Lo, in this hollow cradle take thy rest; My throbbing heart shall rock thee day and night; There shall not be one minute in an hour Wherein I will not kiss my sweet love's flow'r. ] Adrasteia. A Cretan nymph, daughter of Melisseus. She and her sister Ida received the baby ZEUS from RHEA (i), then brought him up in safety, far away from his cannibalistic father, Cronus.

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