This lexicon is of especial importance by reason of its ample.
Especial attention has to be drawn to the article " Geographical Distribution," in Newton's Dictionary of Birds.
In 1832 Edward Lear, afterwards well known as a humorist, brought out his Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae, a volume which deserves especial notice from the extreme fidelity to nature and the great artistic skill with which the figures were executed.
Of especial interest in this respect are the numerous myths and legends scattered through these works.
Many animal sacrifices were known; of especial importance is the annual sacrifice of a goat on the Acropolis, though at other times the animal was not permitted to enter the temple.