Category Archives: Dragon History

Asian Dragons vs European Dragons

Do you know the difference between European dragons and Chinese dragons? Apparently many people don’t. The obvious difference is that European dragons have wings. East Asian dragons are wingless. There is also a huge difference between how dragons are treated in … Continue reading

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The Red Roaring Dragon

Dragons speak about the history of the world. You might have heard about dragons as a myth. These were one among the animals that became extinct long back from the planet earth. The dragon pictures and sculptures are very common. … Continue reading

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Dragon Boat Festival 2011

Traditionaly, Chinese Dragon Boat Festival 2011 is on on the 5th day of the 5th lunar month. The 2011 Dragon Boat Festival will be on June 6th in calendar. It is one of the traditional festival in China, which has … Continue reading

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Dragon Movie: The Laidley Worm of Spindleston Heugh

A company in Britain, the Chagford Filmmaking Group, that makes beautiful low-budget movies of British fairy tales, is about to premiere a new dragon movie, The Laidley Worm of Spindleston Heugh, based on an old Northumbrian fairy tale. In this … Continue reading

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Changing Attitudes Toward Dragons in the West

Dragons used to be villains in European myth and fiction—always. Knights were celebrated for slaying them, and no one cared about the dragon’s viewpoint. There was even a connection with religion. For example, St. George, the mythical hero of Britain, seems … Continue reading

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The First Dragon

Author: James Crowe Have you ever been curious about the first Dragon in history? Where it was from, did it have a name? I know I was. I also realized that I would have to settle on the first Dragon … Continue reading

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Do You Really Know Your Dragons?

Image via Wikipedia Descriptions of dragons run the gamut from diabolical and vile to gentle and mild. However, no matter how cunning and cruel or naïve and good, one thing has remained unchanged throughout the long history of dragons – … Continue reading

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Dragons in the East

Author: Fran Black While Europe’s shining knights spent their lives slaying dragons, the Chinese sought after and worshiped Eastern dragons as the most benevolent, wise, and generous of all creatures. Indeed, to be called “dragon face” was a great honor, … Continue reading

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The Wrath of Dragons in Vietnamese Art

Author: Suzanne The influence of symbolism in Vietnamese art has been in vogue since prehistoric times. One of the most supernatural of all creatures, dragons and fairies, symbolized various instances of Vietnamese art. From the Dong Son civilization to the … Continue reading

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Feng Shui Dragon Information, Symbols, Universal Balance, Chi

Feng Shui dragon information -  the mighty and mystical Feng shui dragon symbols, their power and purpose are enchanting and yes, it is real. Some call it a myth. Some call it nothing more than a useless belief. Is it … Continue reading

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