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[caption id="" align="alignright" width="233"] Liber Moamin falconrii de Scientia venandi per aves et quadrupeds[/caption]“In quantum enim sunt reges non habent propriam delectationem nisi venationem” — Moamin“A wise falcon hides his talons.” — ProverbFacsimile. The so-called “Wiener Moamin” was created on the Italian penisula in the...

“Consider your origin. You were not formed to live like brutes but to follow virtue and knowledge.”La Divina Commedia Angelica Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) Castel Guelfo di Bologna, Italy: Imago la Nobilita del Facsimile, 2016 PQ4301 A1 2016Facsimile. MS1102 from the Biblioteca Angelica, this late fourteenth century Bolognese codex...

    “A catt may look on a king”Lexicon Tetraglotton, an English-French-Italian-Spanish… James Howell (1594? – 1666) London: Printed by J.G. for Samuel Thompson, 1660 First and only editionJames Howell, born in Wales and educated at Oxford, began his literary career in 1640 with the political allegory, Dendrologia: Dodona’s...