Isengrim

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  • Source:
    Britannica Online
  • Document Type:
    Reference Entry
  • Language:
    English
  • Additional Information
    • Publication Information:
      Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.
    • Abstract:
      greedy and dull-witted wolf who is a prominent character in many medieval European beast epics. Often cast as a worldly and corrupt churchman, he appears first as a character in the Latin Ecbasis captivi (c. 940), in which the beasts are unnamed, and under his own name in Ysengrimus (1152). He is the main character in both epics. In the first he is represented as a monk to symbolize slothful and degenerate clergy of the period; in one episode of Ysengrimus he is tricked into becoming a monk by Reynard the Fox’s report of the good food in monasteries. While [...]
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    • Rights:
      Copyright © 1994-2020 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.
    • Accession Number:
      ebo.e9042871
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    • ABNT:
      Isengrim. Britannica Online, [s. l.], [s. d.]. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9042871. Acesso em: 21 out. 2020.
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      Isengrim. Britannica Online. Accessed October 21, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9042871
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      Isengrim. (n.d.). Britannica Online.
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    • Harvard: Australian:
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    • MLA:
      “Isengrim.” Britannica Online. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9042871. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
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    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Isengrim. Britannica Online [Internet]. [cited 2020 Oct 21]; Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9042871