Alain de Lille (also Alanus de Insulis)


De planctu naturaeEdit

Latin originalEdit

Illic unicornis virginali soporatus in gremio, ab hostibus somnum mortis incurrebat.

English translation (Douglas M. Moffat, 1908)Edit

The unicorn, lulled to sleep in a virgin's bosom, met in sleep the dream of death by enemies.

Quaestiones naturales (BnF MS lat. 18081)Edit

Latin originalEdit

Questio quare virginis amplexu rinocon capitur? Responsio: Rynoc'on est animal furiosissimum et valde impetuosum quia calidissime est nature...

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