dragons

  1. C

    What if Dragons existed?

    What if Dragons weren't merely folklore: all the dragons in every culture's mythology were based on actual living breathing animals. This means from Chinese serpentine-dragons to the classical European variant, they exist. All dragons that are said to be able to fly could fly in this scenario...
  2. mansamusa

    Where Do Dragons of the Ancient World Come from?

    Gerald Massey writing in the late 19th century had a very interesting take on the origins of the Dragon. He felt that the Dragon-myth of Egypt, where the Dragon was really a giant water snake or reptile , by the name of Apap was largely symbolic of drought or the Nile before the season of...
  3. J

    Dragons in the Bible

    There were sea dragons at one time. The Bible talks about them and even describes them as breathing fire. Job 41:19-21 is describing an aquatic beast called Leviathan. It says that "out of his mouth go flaming torches, sparks of fire leap forth. Out of his nostrils come forth smoke." Verse...
  4. Commander

    Dragons

    Where did fire breathing dragons come from? A lot of mythological/medieval type stories have instances where knights went out to fight and kill a dragon or sea monster or something. Where did these stories come from? We know fire breathing dragons don't exist, so why are there so many "fairy"...