martes, 28 de septiembre de 2010
Beginning in the 1500’s, there were numerous voyages of exploration to the New World and other lands. Sailors, having been steeped in myths and legends of monsters sea serpents were quite prepared to see them when they encountered new species. We see what we expect to see. Travelers brought back verbal accounts of monsters and of exotic fishes, which were then liberally interpreted by artists and then by the engravers who printed the artists’ drawings.
de la serie: Historia Natural de los lapices
Autor: Fernando E. Laverde E.