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Mystery and Lore of Monsters Charles John Samuel Thompson

Mystery and Lore of Monsters

Charles John Samuel Thompson

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ISBN : 9780766176416
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284 pages
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With accounts of some giants, dwarfs and prodigies. Contents: monsters in tradition and mythology- monsters of Babylon four thousand years ago- monsters in the early centuries- monsters of the 16th century- monsters described by Ambroise Pare in theMoreWith accounts of some giants, dwarfs and prodigies. Contents: monsters in tradition and mythology- monsters of Babylon four thousand years ago- monsters in the early centuries- monsters of the 16th century- monsters described by Ambroise Pare in the 16th century- some monsters and prodigies of the 17th century- some curious monsters and prodigies and their bills- extraordinary monsters and prodigies- some celebrated conjoined twins- two headed Nightingale and other notable twins- of crafty tricks and cozenage- wild men of the woods and some horrible monstrous beasts- monsters of the deep- monsters in art- psychology of monsters, the law of monsters- giants in mythology, giants in ancient times- giants in legend and story- giants in the 16th century- some giants of the 17th and 18th centuries- some famous Irish giants of the 18th century- some giants of the 19th century- early traditions concerning dwarfs and pygmies- dwarfs at the English courts- dwarfs and prodigies of the 17th century- remarkable dwarfs and prodigies of the 18th century- the Count Boruwlaski and other court dwarfs- eccentric and musical dwarfs- General Tom Thumb and his carrier- dwarfs at Bartholomew fair.