egesa, m.n: fear, horror, dread. (EH-yeh-za / ˈɛ-jɛ-za)

Wyvern in Richard Fournival’s Bestiaire d’Amour, written in the first quarter of the 14th century. Bodleian Library, MS Douce 308.

2 thoughts on “egesa

  1. I thought the beastie looked somewhat alarmed. The caption makes it all clear! Although to be honest, it has the kind of expression anyone would be wearing if they turned round to see a naked bloke approaching from the rear with arms outstretched…

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