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Are Dragons Evil, Part 6 – Japanese

Much of Japanese dragon mythology is an amalgamation of native legends with those from China, Korea and India. The style of dragon was heavily influenced by the Chinese dragon. Japanese […]

Are Dragons Evil, Part 5 – Chinese

Chinese dragons are typically portrayed as long, scaled, serpentine creatures with four legs. Dragon is yang, and complements a yin fenghuang (phoenix). Dragons traditionally symbolize potent and auspicious powers – […]

Are Dragons Evil, Part 3 – Slavic

In Slavic languages, dragon is called “zmaj” (Croatian, pronounced as “zmay”) or variations thereof – zmej (Russian), zmij (Ukrainian), smok (Belarussian, Polish), though variations on draco (drak, drakon etc.) are […]