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HAPPIER CIRCUMSTANCE Conrad Gesners Historiae animalium

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HAPPIER CIRCUMSTANCE: Conrad Gesner's Historiae animalium

Gesner is extremely skeptical of the existence of sea monsters, but he feels it necessary to mention them because he cannot absolutely refute earlier ...

His Historiae animalium (Zürich, 1551-1587; "Studies on Animals") is considered to be the first modern zoological work. Building a bridge between ancient, ...

Conrad Gesner's Historiae animalium

Gesner does not question the existence of the unicorn, but admits that the image here is based upon literary depictions and not scientific observation.

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Gesner credits elephants as being the most intelligent animal, and as having emotions the most like humans of any other creature. He comments that its ivory ...

Gesner was Protestant, and his faith in the perfection of God's plan for the natural world moved him to envision the Garden of Eden on the back of the first ...

Conrad Gessner - Icones animalium quadrupedum uiuiparorum et oui.

Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus). Conrad Gesner, Historia Animalium, Liber 1 (1551) in @BioDivLibrary h/t Historical SciArt

Conrad Gesner, Historia Animalium, Liber 3 (1585) in @BioDivLibrary: h/t Historial SciArt

Gesner credits elephants as being the most intelligent animal, and as having emotions the most like humans of any other creature. He comments that its ivory ...

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Conrad Gesner, Historia Animalium, Liber 1 (1551) in @BioDivLibrary: h/t Historical SciArt

His information drew from folktales, myths, and legends. The colored woodcut illustrations were the first real attempts to represent animals in their ...

Happy B-day, Conrad Gesner! G's #marginalia re bison in his copy of Icones 1560 #GesnerDay #histSTM @ZBZuerich h/t Michal Choptiany

Icones animalium quadrupedum uiuiparorum et ouiparorum : - Biodiversity Heritage Library Historia Natural, Mammals,

Conrad Gesner, Historia Animalium, Liber 1 (1551) in @BioDivLibrary h/t Historical SciArt @HistSciArt

Gesner's “Historia Animalium” (1551-58), as the starting point a modern zoology, is an #ObjectOfWonder http://s.si.edu/2o0n7Ln #GesnerDay

Rhinoceros, No.76 from 'Historia Animalium' by Conrad Gesner Published in July 1815 by Albrecht Dürer Framed Art Print Magnolia Box Size: Medium

Because of its importance to humans, Gesner devotes over 100 pages to the chicken, more than any other bird. He spends a great deal of time to the care of ...

Conrad Gesner, Historia Animalium, Liber 2 (1586) in @BioDivLibrary h/t Historical SciArt

Conrad Gesner, Historia Animalium, Liber 2 (1586) in @BioDivLibrary: h/t Historical SciArt

Conrad Gessner - Icones animalium quadrupedum uiuiparorum et oui.

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Bird-of-Paradise (Family Paradisaeidae). Conrad Gesner, Historia Animalium, Liber 3 (1585) @BioDivLibrary h/t Historical SciArt

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Gurnard (Dactylopterus volitans?). Conrad Gesner, Historia Animalium, Liber 2 (1586) in @BioDivLibrary h/t Historical SciArt

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Conrad Gesner, Historia Animalium, Liber 2 (1586) in @BioDivLibrary: h/t Historical SciArt

Gesner rejects the old notion that the chameleon lives on a diet of air alone. He quotes the personal observations of a friend who kept a chameleon in ...

Sammelband mit drei zoologischen Werken. 1) Thierbuch.: Gesner (Gessner),

PORCUPINE from Conrad Gesner's "Historiae Animalium" The artist managed to convert a prickly customer into a cuddly toy!

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Basilisk, in Conrad Gesner's Historiae Animalium, vol 5, 1587 (public domain) The basilisk's origin was just as uncanny as its appearance and capabilities, ...

Konrad Gesner's version of Olaus Magnus's anguilline sea serpent, as included in Gesner's Historiae Animalium, 1558

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Sea monster fountain

Edward Bawden's cover design for The Flight from the Enchanter (Ref. CW AW/

Regent's Quadrant

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Sea Stars! Class Asteroidea for #GesnerDay! Conrad Gesner, Historia Animalium, Liber 2 (1586) in @BioDivLibrary: h/t Historical SciArt

(Bologna: 1645), p. 176 (private collection). Figure 2.28

Atopodentatus unicus

The Resilient Uffizi Gallery

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Engraving of the sea bishop, from Conrad Gesner's Historia Animalium (public domain)

Conceptualisations of Animals Plants and Nature in the West

14 Photographien mit Röntgen-Strahlen. Aufgenommen im physikalischen: RÖNTGEN, Wilhelm Conrad

Eye spy : afield with nature among flowers and animate things . Natural history; .

130 enenkel Figure 2.36 Lea Capra, by Matthaeus Merian the Elder. From: John

An illustration of Albert Koch's Hydrarchos, via Wikimedia Commons

Sea serpent with explanation

Conrad Gesner based on a painting by Tobias Stimmer (1539–1584)

the species and beyond 117 Figure 2.18 Pig-monk.

They live happily ever after. An illustration from The Plays of William Shakespeare, edited and annotated by Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke, illustrated by ...

Owen's dinosaur statues under construction, via Wikimedia Commons

Gesner's Ostrich

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First images of the 1500 edition

But before the Second Kamchatka Expedition is imperiled by tragedy, Georg Wilhelm Steller will record the appearance of an animal that has long-escaped ...

Sea monk and sea bishop sharing a page in Conrad Gesner's Historia Animalium (public domain)

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“Jo-Anne Meets Mrs. Pinafore,” from The Golden Ladle, the Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1945. Author's Collection

Ethology

Conrad Gesner's version of the beaver with super wicked teeth in Historiae Animalium @BioDivLibrary h/t Dolly Jorgensen

Rare Footage Shows the Last Surviving Member of an Uncontacted Amazon Tribe

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The coat of arms of the Ironmongers' Company, from Stow (1633).

The Kappa is a creature in Japanese Folklore. In places where it is rumoured to

Caesar's stag as an emblem (Claude Paradin, 'Devises heroiques', 1557).

One of the fantastic illustrations from Rondelet Libri de piscibus marinis, (1554)

DEUTSCH, Hans Rudolf Manuel. “Monsters of the sea and land that are found throughout the regions of the North”, woodcut, 1550, from Sebastian Münster's ...

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the species and beyond 73 Figure 2.7 Hippelaphus and Tragelaphus. From: John Jonston,

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Combative prehistoric sea life

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Gilson, on the early middle ages:

In 1588 German artist Hendrick Goltzius painted The dragon devouring the companions of Cadmus. It

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The animals of the world. Brehm's life of animals;. Mammals. THE .