Historical excursus on the aquarium hobby, Part 5 – Europe and Asia, 14-17th centuries

By Natasha Khardina While the first written mentioning of ‘ornamental fishes’ appeared in Europe, in China and Japan every household had a small or large goldfish basin. The first Medieval Latin compendium of science that was edited and translated into German in the 14th century by Konrad von Megenberg, a German scholar and writer. He [...]
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