Tag: pardus et leopardus

  • Pard and Leopard

    Pard and Leopard /pardus et leopardus/ 10.4X7 cm The story of the part and leopard follows Isidor /XII.II.10—11/ who proceeds from Pliny /VIII. 16.17/. The bestiary says that the pard is predatory by nature and that leopards are born of a lioness and a pard. In the miniature the pard is featured in the tradition…