With the upper body of a human and the lower body of a horse, centaurs are one of the most recognisable creatures of Greek mythology. However, these horse-human-hybrids also make their appearance in the cultural record of early medieval England.
Grendel’s Mother: A Student Doodle Edition
For a bonus question on their exam, my students used their artistic talents to draw their own rendition of Grendel's mother from the Old English poem Beowulf.
The Marvels of the East: An early medieval Pokédex
The early medieval author of 'The Marvels of the East' collected various monsters that could rival Pokémon's finest, as this blog post reveals.