Amphiptere, Amphithere, or Amphitere is a term used to describe a type of legless winged serpent found in European heraldry and later in modern sci-fantaisy books. Famous: Quetzacoatl, the Dragon of Henham (169, Essex), many monsters in the mythology of ancient egypt : Aapep, Mertseger, Buto, Nekhbet In the Dragonology series of fiction books, amphitheres … Read more
Element : Earth Origin: Germany, Gaule (France) Description: A drake is a dragon with only legs and no wings. FireDrakes have the breath of flame, and are usually reddish in color. In Europe many cities were named after this dragon: Drakeford, Drakeshill, Draguignan,… Lore: They often live in caves and guard great treasure. They breath … Read more
Element : Water Description: A drake is a dragon with only legs and no wings. Icedrakes exhaled snow and hail and are usually white or light bluish in color. These types of dragons do not fly, they look like large lizards being about 5-20 m long. Like the icedrakes, firedrakes keep treasure hoards. A firedrake … Read more
There are no trace of dragons as made up of different parts of animals in India. The closest creature is the Naga which inherited of many characteristics of the dragon. Description: Nagas pseudo-dragons who are usually portrayed as having a human head, serpentine body, and no wings. Origin: The word Naga is rooted in Sanskrit … Read more
Aka: oroborus, uroboros, and oureboros. Description: a serpent whose end is his beginning as he endlessly eats his own tail. Origin: The Serpent biting its own tail is first seen as early as 1600 years BC in Egypt. From there it moved to the Phonecians and then to the Greeks, who called it the Ouroboros, … Read more
Element : Earth Description : They are small dragons less than 1.5 m high but very fierce and hostile to humans. These "little dragons" can be found in tales originated in Switzerland during the Middle Ages. Famous: the dragons of Wilser who lived on the mount Pilate (Switzerland) had poisoned blood and exhaled fire.