Carolien van Krimpen

Carolien van Krimpen

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Doves are safe from the dragon in the peridexion tree. The dragon has caught an unwary bird. The doves hang from the tree in the way the barnacle goose is said to. Medieval Bestiary : Dove Gallery Bibliothèque Municipale de Douai, MS 711, Folio 38v

Peridexion Tree from Bibliothèque Municipale de Douai Century “The peridexion tree grows in India. Doves gather in the tree because they like the sweet fruit, and because there they are safe.