Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Unicorns in Art, Part One

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4. 17th century Persian manuscript
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Unicorns were known as "karkadann" in Persia. This ferocious beast galloped out of its mother’s womb and then spent its time wandering the plains in solitude. The karkadann was feared by all creatures except for the elephant, which it eventually killed.

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