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6th grade written workshop

  1. 1. 6th grade written workshop Illuminated Monsters Tech-tool workshop –illuminated MonstersThe beast list includes all of the beasts found in Bestiaries and the Physiologus, as well as some fromother sources. It does not include beasts from non-European sources unless those beasts are the basis ofBestiary, Physiologus, or other Western beast legends.Amphisbaena Beast A serpent with two heads, one at either endAntelope Beast An animal so wild no hunter can approach itAnt-lion Beast The offspring of an ant and a lion, or the lion of antsApe Beast Called "simia" because it is similar to humansAsp Serpent Blocks its ear with its tail so as not to hear the charmerAss Beast An animal that is slow and resists commandsBadger Beast A dirty beast that bitesBasilisk Serpent Its odor, voice and even look can killBear Beast The cubs are born unformed, and must be licked into shape by the motherBeaver Beast Hunted for its testicles, it castrates itself to escape from the hunterBoar (Wild) Beast A savage wild pig or hogBonnacon Beast A beast like a bull, that uses its dung as a weaponBull Beast The Indian bull is tawny colored and swift as a bird
  2. 2. Caladrius Beast A bird which can tell if a sick man will die, and can cure diseaseCatoblepas Beast A beast with a head so heavy it can only look downCentaur Beast A beast part man and part horseCerastes Serpent An exceptionally flexible serpent with hornsDipsa Serpent A snake so poisionous that its bite kills before it is feltDragon Serpent The greatest of all serpents on earthElephant Beast Persian and Indian soldiers build wooden towers on the back of elephants andfight from there.Fox Beast A crafty and deceitful animal that never runs in a straight lineFrog Serpent Land frogs die if exposed to rainGiraffe Beast A beast that looks like a camel but has the spots of a leopardGoat Beast An animal that likes to live on high mountainsGriffin Beast A beast with the body of a lion and the wings and head of an eagleHare Beast A timid beast that runs fastHedgehog Beast A beast that carries away grapes on its sharp quillsHe-goat Beast A beast so hot that its blood dissolves diamondHorse Beast A horse is a horse, of course, of course...Hydros Serpent A water snake that makes those bitten swell upHydrus Serpent The enemy of the crocodile, which it kills from the insideHyena Beast A beast that eats human corpses and changes sexIbex Beast A beast with horns so strong they can save it from a fallIchneumon Serpent Another enemy of the dragonJaculus Serpent A flying serpentLamb Beast The lamb knows by their voice its own parentsLeontophone Beast A small beast that is deadly to lions
  3. 3. Leopard Beast The offspring of a mating between a lion and a pardLeucrota Beast A composite beast with a mouth that stretches from ear to earLion Beast The lion is the king of the beastsLizard Bird When the lizard goes blind, it looks to the rising sunLynx Beast The urine of the lynx hardens into a precious stoneManticore Beast A composite beast with a mans face, a lions body, and the stinger of ascorpionMole Beast A blind animal that lives in the earthMonocerus Beast A fierce beast with a single long hornMuscaliet Beast A beast with the body of a hare, tail of a squirrel, teeth of a boarOnager Beast A wild ass that can predict the coming of the equinoxOnocentaur Beast A beast with the upper body of a man and the lower body of an assOx Beast The ox is a strong beast that can predict the weatherPanther Beast A gentle, multicolored beast whose only enemy is the dragonParandrus Beast A beast that can conceal itself by changing its appearancePard Beast A swift and deadly beast that kills with a single leapPegasus BeastPhoenix Bird A bird that rises anew from the ashes of its funeral pyreRam Beast Rams were the first animals to be sacrificed on altersSalamander Serpent Salamanders are so cold they can extinguish any fireScitalis Serpent A serpent with such a marvelous appearance that it stuns the viewerSeps Serpent The poison of the seps consumes both body and bonesStag Beast A drink made from the tears and the heart bones of a stag is a cure for troubles of theheartUnicorn Beast The unicorn is a fierce beast that can only be captured by a maidenWeasel Beast The weasel conceives at the mouth and gives birth through the ear
  4. 4. Wether Beast Thewether is named from the worms in its headWolf Beast If a wolf sees a man before the man sees the wolf, the man will lose his voiceYale Beast A beast with flexible horns that it can move at willCreate your own Illuminated MonsterChoosing one beast of the bestiary and illuminate it as in the middle ages.Explain the symbology of the illuminated monster; include it as part of it. (IM d1 d2)