Eagle and Vulture (Aquila and Vultur)

Dublin Core

Title

Eagle and Vulture (Aquila and Vultur)

Creator

Athanasius Kircher

Source

Arca Noë

Page Number

76

Publisher

Joannem Janssonium a Waesberge

Language

Latin

Format

Monogrpah page with two images

Contributor

Annina Black

Items in the Eagle and Vulture (Aquila and Vultur) Collection

Vulture and Eagle (Aquila and Vultur)
A woodcut of a goose and a vulture, accompanied by a Latin description of their status among other animals.

Vulture (Medieval Bestiary)
Depiction of vulture in The Physiologus by Epiphanius, a book of half-page copperplate illustrations of animals

The vulture is depicted eating an animal carcass. The general qualities of the vulture are discussed.