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Have our dragons grown larger?

Discussion in 'Novels & Stories' started by Jabrosky, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. Zero Angel

    Zero Angel Auror

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    If we're going to count Behemoth and Leviathan (which I am down with), then we definitely should count Bahamut and Falak--Bahamut is larger than the world and Falak (I think) is even larger. I also love the Tarasque.

    I saw a t-shirt the other day that had a T-rex on it and the text, "If you're happy and you know it clap your...oh".

    That's a pretty definitive answer about something that has been argued for the last 2000 years. I'm fine with them being whales and oxes, but I also think whales = dragons back then, and a monstrous ox (or elephant) can be interpreted as a dragon too.

    Here too, I feel that serpents = dragons from the get-go, let alone as it developed. Also, I always believed Tiamat had been portrayed as a dragon from the beginning, but recently my research has caused me to think it is only later that she became associated with dragons. She was primordial chaos (which other dragons share with her), but not associated with dragons until after the fact from my understanding.
     
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