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Fauna and Flora in the Middle Ages

Studies of the Medieval Environment and its Impact on the Human Mind- Papers Delivered at the International Medieval Congress, Leeds, in 2000, 2001 and 2002


Sieglinde Hartmann

Contents: Peter Dinzelbacher: Preface/Vorwort – Marc-André Wagner : Le sacrifice du cheval chez les Germains : éléments de comparaison avec les pratiques des Celtes – Adelheid Krah: Tiere in den langobardischen und süddeutschen Leges – Nigel Harris: Animals and Exile in the Ecbasis cuiusdam captivi – Albrecht Classen: The Dog in German Courtly Literature: The Mystical, the Magical, and the Loyal Animal – David Salter: ‘A Dog’s Life’: The Experience of Exile in Middle English Romance – Malcolm H. Jones: Cats and Cat-skinning in Late Medieval Art and Life – Nigel Harris: The Camel in Medieval Literature: Perspectives and Meanings – Umberto Albarella: Companions of our Travel: The Archaeological Evidence of Animals in Exile – Malcolm H. Jones: Saints and Other Horse-mutilators, or why all Englishmen have Tails – Marlu Kühn: Archaeological Evidence for the Use of Plants in the Medieval German Empire in Special Consideration of Gardens and the Possibilities of their Exploitation – Gerhard K. Helmstaedter: Artemisia: An Example for Pharmaco-botanical History in Medieval Treatises on Plants – Paola Schulze-Belli: From the Garden of Eden to the locus amoenus of Medieval Visionaries – Anja Grebe: In the Paradise of Love: Medieval Love Gardens: Topography and Iconography – Gabriela Schwarz-Zanetti/D. Fäh/Ph. Kästli/V. Masciadri/R. Schibler: The Churwalden (CH) Earthquake of September 1295 – Maria E. Dorninger: The Alps in Middle High German Epic: Aspects of their Description in King Laurin and Virginal – Aleks Pluskowski: Who Ruled the Forests? An Interdisciplinary Approach Towards Medieval Hunting Landscapes.