Oriental Dragons

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Element : Water Powers: Some of the worst floods in Asia’s History were caused when a mortal has upset a dragon. Dragons were essentialy linked to the water element, influencing the weather and the water courses. According to Chinese mythology, a dragon has to spend 1000 years under the sea, 1000 years in the mountains … Read more

Dragon Etymology

The English word "dragon" derives from Greek δράκων (drákōn), "dragon, serpent of huge size, water-snake", which probably comes from the verb δρακεῖν (drakeîn) "to see clearly". In Ancient Greece the first mention of a "dragon" is derived from the Iliad where Agamemnon is described as having a blue dragon motif on his sword belt and … Read more

Western Dragons

Element : Earth and Water Places: Dragons were genius loci of various places in Europe but aftre being slaughtered by knights, they retreated in India and Ethiopia. Description: The Western type of dragon has been variously described. He appears to be created from parts of various creatures, having eagle’s feet, two bat-like wings, lion’s forelimbs, … Read more

Dragons & Colors

Black Dragon Black dragons are usually found in swamps and jungles. Their dark colour helps them to camoflague themselves, and they are excellent swimmers. These dragons are abusive and selfish, abandoning their young to save themselves. The primary diet of black dragons consists of aquatic creatures. Compared to other dragons they are not as intelligent, … Read more

Dragons and Elements

According to Isidore de Leville, there are marine dragons (anguis), earth dragon (serpents), air dragons (draco) and draco marinus which master sea and air. Dragons are always related to the elemental spheres and moreover they tend to personify each of separate element. Dragons of Air The element of Air governs the eastern quarter of the … Read more