Category Archives: MIddle Eastern Dragons

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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Here Be Dragons! Why?

Is there anybody from the age of four onwards on the face of the Earth who isn’t aware of the mythological creature popularly known as the dragon? The exceptions would be so relatively rare that I would have to conclude … Continue reading

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The Red Dragon of St. John, the Divine

Perhaps the dragon that has had the most influence on Westernized Christian thought is the red dragon that dominates the last book of the New Testament. The author of this book, who simply identified himself as John, had been exiled … Continue reading

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