Birds in Ancient Mythology

Exploring Ornithology and Classics through D'Arcy Thompson's Glossary of Greek Birds

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D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson, life and works

A Glossary of Greek Birds, First Edition

Listen to a recent BBC podcast about the lasting influence of D’Arcy Thompson’s work “On Growth and Form”

Listen to a contemporary album inspired by Thompson’s “On Growth and Form”:
https://soundanatomy.bandcamp.com/album/on-growth-and-form

Tufts biologist Mimi Kao studies the songs of zebra finches to understand how the brain retains new skills and information

 

2 Comments

  1. I’m very interested in your research. Particularly as it may be applied to geographic regions. Is the full .xml for Thompson’s Birds actually available for researchers? Thank you!

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