[Sca-cooks] weird question - honey fast???
Laura C. Minnick
lcm at jeffnet.org
Mon Aug 11 19:36:05 PDT 2008
Terry Decker wrote:
> Aristotle, Pliny and Dioscorides refer to bees as animals, IIRC.
> Their works contain a number of very solid observations and a number
> of errors of interpretation. The probability that Medieval Europeans
> did not consider bees animals is rather low in my opinion.
I found that in most of the bestiaries, bees are grouped with birds. The
bestiaries are not known for accuracy, however. ;-)
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