A knight on horseback and a tiger

A knight on horseback and a tiger

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Caption: A knight on horseback and a tiger with a mirror, illustrating the text that a tiger can outrun a man on a horse, so in order to steal a cub and escape, the thief should throw down a mirror, and the tigress will stop to look at its own reflection, thinking it is her cub, Bestiary, with extracts from Giraldus Cambrensis on Irish birds. 2nd quarter of the 13th century

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Keywords: animal, animal categories, bestiary, big cat, book, document, historical, history, illustration, knight, latin, mammal, mirror, people, text, tiger, visual works, with extracts from giraldus cambrensis on irish birds, written language

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