The Place of Animals in Human Thought by Martinengo-Cesaresco

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Author Martinengo-Cesaresco, Evelyn Lilian Hazeldine Carrington, contessa, 1852-1931
Title The Place of Animals in Human Thought
Contents Preface -- Soul-wandering as it concerns animals -- The Greek conception of animals -- Animals at Rome -- Plutarch the humane -- Man and his brother -- The faith of Iran -- Zoroastrian zoology -- A religon of ruth -- Lines from the Adi Granth -- The Hebrew conception of animals -- "A people like unto you" -- The friend of the creature -- Versipelles -- The horse as hero -- Animals in Eastern fiction -- The growth of modern ideas about animals.
Credits E-text prepared by Turgut Dincer, Barry Abrahamsen, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team ( from page images generously made available by Internet Archive (
Language English
LoC Class BD: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Speculative Philosophy, General Philosophical works
Subject Animals -- Folklore
Subject Animals -- Anecdotes
Subject Animal welfare
Subject Religions
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EBook-No. 65720
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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