Материал из Энциклопедия символики и геральдики
- «This is cognate with the Eng. wyvern, and in OF was sometime known as woëvre/vouivre. In the medieval bestiaries, the vivre was depicted in three ways:
- — 1. a human being with a tail
- — 2. a snake
- — 3. a two legged monster with a serpent’s body and tail, and the wings of a dragon (the heraldic wyvern)
The third of these was the most common».
Vivre: «Voir Serpent».