Brigitte Gauvin's research while affiliated with Université de Caen Normandie and other places

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ABSTRACT Little fish will grow big Aquatic creatures and their young in ancient and medieval littrature. Among the animals, those occupying the seas and rivers are the most difficult to observe, and consequently they are not as well known as birds or terrestrial animals and therefore generate fantasies. However, scholars in Antiquity have attribute...
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RÉSUMÉ Du 31 mai au 3 juin 2017 s'est tenu au Centre culturel international de Cerisy-la-Salle un colloque international intitulé « Animaux aquatiques et monstres des mers septentrionales (Imaginer, connaître, exploiter, de l'Antiquité à 1600) », organisé par le Centre Michel de Boüard — Craham (UMR 6273, Université de Caen Normandie — CNRS). L'int...
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One knows how important has been Aristotle’s rediscovering in science’s construction from XIIIth to XVth century. Talking about zoology, in particular, Aristotle’s History of animals, translated by Michael Scot, deeply influenced Thomas Cantimpratensis’ work and method. Thomas reorganized Aristotle’s knowledge and passed it down to Albertus Magnus...
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The Hortus sanitatis is an encyclopaedia of natural science from the last decade of the fifteenth century; its illustrations assured its success. Book 3, the Liber de piscibus et aquatilibus, is an unacknowledged abbreviation of Book 17 of the Speculum naturale by Vincent de Beauvais. Research on this book, in preparation for a critical edition, is...
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The Hortus sanitalts is an encyclopaedia of natural science from the last decade of the fifteenth century; its illustrations assured its success. Book 3, the Liber depiscibus et aquatilibus, is an unacknowledged abbreviation of Book 17 of the Speculum naturale by Vincent de Beauvais. Research on this book, in preparation for a critical edition, is...