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Thursday, 30 December

654. Exemplary Animals in Medieval Iberian Literature

8:30–9:45 a.m., Commonwealth Hall C, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on Spanish Medieval Language and Literature

Presiding: Mary-Anne Lee Vetterling, Regis Coll.

1. “King of the Beasts: The Lion as Fable, Myth, and Emblem in Medieval Spanish Literature,” Horacio Chiong Rivero, Swarthmore Coll.

2. “Babieca: Horse, Warrior, Virtual Christian Hero,” Richard E. Rainville, Hobart and William Smith Colls.

3. “De cuervos y basiliscos: Los animales simbólicos en el marco alegórico del Triunfo de las donas de Juan Rodríguez del Padrón,” Julio J. Vélez-Sainz, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst

4. “Mr. Fox Goes to Paris; or, Petrus Alfonsi’s Animal Ambassadors of the Andalusi Intellectual Diaspora,” David A. Wacks, Univ. of Oregon

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