Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps by Chet Van Duzer
Sea Monsters: A Voyage Around the World’s Most Beguiling Map by Joseph Nigg
Witches and Wicked Bodies an exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, July 27–November 3, 2013; and the British Museum, London, September 2014–January 2015
The Book of Miracles unfolds in chronological order divine wonders and horrors.
If animals are not only bons à manger but also bons à penser (good to eat, good to think with), according to the celebrated dictum of Claude Lévi-Strauss, then monsters, while perhaps less inviting to the palate, make even better food for thought.