Visual display of the The Romance of Alexander

The Romance of Alexander

  • An ape-knight engaging in a courtly dance with his human lady-love.
  • Original image from: Oxford, Bodl. MS. 264 (c. 1350), f. 110r (M. R. James, The Romance of Alexander, Oxford, 1933); on f. 181v.

Details

Language
  • English
Collection
Description of Originals
  • Black and white illustration
  • 12 cm by 4 cm
Subjects
Part of
Nash Collection of Primates in Art and Illustration
Source
Janson, H. W. Apes and Ape Lore in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. London: The Warburg Institute University of London, 1952
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