francisco de la vega casar liérganes

Like a Fish to Water

The incredible story of Francisco de la Vega Casar, The Fish Man of Liérganes, and the tragic legend of Pesce Cola (Nicholas Fish).

When an 18th century Benedictine monk, himself Professor of Theology, not only echoes but ends up publishing essays in which he writes about the existence of fish men, rescuing in detail two specific cases between the 13th and 17th centuries, one of them in Cantabria and the other in Sicily, and also discarding any supernatural explanation for the phenomenon, it is worth at least taking a look at those texts where both events are collected and narrated. Read More