The medieval bestiary

Cultural, Conference in Montauban
  • Conference led by Laurette Simon, speaker

  • The representation of animals in the Middle Ages is nourished by a long tradition dating back to the origins of art. From the end of Antiquity to the dawn of the Renaissance, fauna, exotic or local, real or imaginary, inspires image makers as much by its beauty as by its rich symbolism.

  • Spoken languages
    • French