Evangelista’s Libro de cetrería as Social Satire

Evangelista’s Libro de cetrería as Social Satire a s s o c ia l s at i r E Michael S a n f r a n c i S c o Stat e u n i v e r Si t y a fable found in the Libro de cetrería, a parody of hunting manuals written between 1470 and 1474 by one evangelista de carmona (or cortona), purports to explain the origin of the lasting enmity between peregrine falcons (neblíes), herons (garzas), and great crested grebes (lavancos; a "grebe" or a water bird).1 as edited by José Manuel fradejas rueda in modern Spanish, the story reads:2 La causa de esto es porque los neblíes todos se solían cebar en palomas, y un día andando uno a buscar de comer, después que se cebó en una paloma, fue a tomar el agua a una laguna que estaba llena de lavancos y de garzas, y como los lavancos son las aves más lujuriosas del mundo, como lo vieron bien mojado, no mirando si era macho o hembra, antes que se secase, arremetieron con él y desvirgáronle y le dejaron por muerto. Las garzas que vieron esto dijeron las 1 José Manuel fradejas rueda asserts "with confidence" http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png La corónica: A Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures La corónica: Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures & Culture

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a s s o c ia l s at i r E Michael S a n f r a n c i S c o Stat e u n i v e r Si t y a fable found in the Libro de cetrería, a parody of hunting manuals written between 1470 and 1474 by one evangelista de carmona (or cortona), purports to explain the origin of the lasting enmity between peregrine falcons (neblíes), herons (garzas), and great crested grebes (lavancos; a "grebe" or a water bird).1 as edited by José Manuel fradejas rueda in modern Spanish, the story reads:2 La causa de esto es porque los neblíes todos se solían cebar en palomas, y un día andando uno a buscar de comer, después que se cebó en una paloma, fue a tomar el agua a una laguna que estaba llena de lavancos y de garzas, y como los lavancos son las aves más lujuriosas del mundo, como lo vieron bien mojado, no mirando si era macho o hembra, antes que se secase, arremetieron con él y desvirgáronle y le dejaron por muerto. Las garzas que vieron esto dijeron las 1 José Manuel fradejas rueda asserts "with confidence"

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La corónica: A Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and CulturesLa corónica: Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures & Culture

Published: Dec 24, 2009

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