Tag Archives: Asian Dragons

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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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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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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Tribal dragon tattoos always cause a sensation

Tribal dragon tattoos are a blend of the East and West. It may surprise you to know that dragons are not all the same. In Eastern cultures, dragons are still seen as honourable and benevolent creatures with powers to heal … Continue reading

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