By H. J. Rose, E. Courtney
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The heading runs: De la nature dune herbe qui a nom mandegloyre,’ and the miniature shows a lofty yellow-brown hill, with two trees. Between the trees a pair of hairy human forms, male and female, stand side by side with their hands on their stomachs. From their heads sprout shoots or large leaves. In MS. ) a pair of three-quarter length human figures stand, drawn almost exactly alike, although meant for male and female. Each holds the left hand to the stomach and the right to the breast. ’ FIG.
It has a castle bound on with straps, with five knights in it. This elephant has a keeper who is twice as tall as the beast. In MS. Ii-4-26 in the University Library, Cambridge, the elephant is badly drawn, and has upstanding tusks, trunk curved up, and cloven feet. It carries a battlemented castle, in which are four men armed with bow, sword, spear, and axe. Another man guides the elephant by a cord attached to its trunk, and wields a cat-o’-ninetails. In MS. Parker 53, about 1300 in date, at Corpus, Cam-bridge, there is a fine miniature in which the elephant is in an enriched bordered panel (plate VII, no.
It has horses’ legs and tail. This manuscript is much damaged and details of the trunk and tusks are lacking. There is an interesting miniature in the Westminster bestiary (plate VI, no. 2). The elephant is naturally coloured, is hairy, and shaped like a pig, with spreading feet and fine foliated ears. The castle is large and is bound on by an elaborate arrangement of bands. It is constructed in two stages, the upper stage being supported on timber legs and struts rising from a platform on the elephant’s back.
A Handbook of Latin Literature: From the Earliest Times to the Death of St. Augustine by H. J. Rose, E. Courtney