Dragons in History, Myth & Legend

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Dragons Through the Ages

  • History of Dragons – general introductory page, includes links to more articles.
  • Are Dragons Real? Facts About Dragons – article from Live Science by Benjamin Radford.
  • Introduction to Dragons – by Eidolon Moon, discusses Dragons as magical creatures, the history of the Dragon, the role of Dragons in alchemy and science.
  • Enuma Elish – the Babylonian creation myth of Tiamat, Apsu and Marduk.
  • Notes on Dragons (reblogged) – by Tiamat’s Disciple, thoughts about the origin of dragons and the myths, with a focus on Tiamat.
  • The Dragon & Creation: Reclaiming the Sacred – article by Susanne Iles about the dragon’s integral role in the creation mythologies of many world cultures, focusing on Tiamat, Quetzalcoatl, Itzpapalotl, Nü-Kua, Aido Hwedo and The Rainbow Serpent.
  • Akhekh – Part 4 of “A Year of Dragon Rituals” by Topaz Drachen.
  • Apep (Apophis) – a serpent demon from Egyptian mythology.
  • Anatolian Dragon – by Topaz Drachen, research initially inspired by a dream.
  • Melusine – Part 2 of “A Year of Dragon Rituals” by Topaz Drachen.
  • Nammu  – Part 8 of “A Year of Dragon Rituals” by Topaz Drachen.
  • Nehebkau  – Part 9 of “A Year of Dragon Rituals” by Topaz Drachen.
  • Ningishzida – Part 6 of “A Year of Dragon Rituals” by Topaz Drachen.
  • Ophion & Eurynome – Part 1 of “A Year of Dragon Rituals” by Topaz Drachen.
  • Poimandres, the Great Dragon – the vision of Hermes Trismegistus.
  • Quetzalcoatl – Part 7 of “A Year of Dragon Rituals” by Topaz Drachen.
  • Rainbow Serpent – Part 10 of “A Year of Dragon Rituals” by Topaz Drachen.
  • Typhon – Part 5 of “A Year of Dragon Rituals” by Topaz Drachen.
  • Veles – Part 3 of “A Year of Dragon Rituals” by Topaz Drachen.

The Many Types of Dragons

(Image modified from – “Dragon Ruins” by John E Kaufmann, from jek2004.com/Dragon-Ruins.jpg)