ESCA EIUS ERANT LOCUSTAE: THE ORIGIN AND MEANING OF THE IMAGINARY QUADRUPED LOCUSTA

The study deals with the term locusta which is used in ancient and medieval Latin texts (e.g. in the encyclopaedia De natura rerum written by Thomas of Cantimpré in the 13th century) with two meanings, denoting two different animals: the locust, which was categorised as a "worm" (vermis),...

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Published in:Listy filologické / Folia philologica, Vol. 138, No. 3/4 (2015), p. 231-268
Main Author: ŠEDINOVÁ, HANA
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:0024-4457
Item Description:Copyright: © Centre for Classical Studies of the Czech Academy of Sciences 2015
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