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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

LÉON, THE USE OF LION IN THE MIDDLE AGES


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lion. The meat was thought to make one shrewd. Juan Ruíz, in the epoch poem the Archpriest of Hita uses the lion in an allegorical sense in blessing the meal before eating setting an example to the less polite wolf, thus preventing the latter from devouring him! See bendecir and untos. [Ruíz/Brey. 1965:52:82a.89d.; and Villena/Calero. 2002:23b]

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