Reynke de Vos, Serpent

Grimbart in Malepertus Ring

The man and the lindworm. A story told by the female monkey Rukenauwe. The woodcut was first used in a book about Aesop, "Aesopus Vita et Fabulae, printed in Magdeburg by Moritz Brandis ca. 1492. The fable starts: "De x. fabule van eneme armen manne unde van deme slangen".


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