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  European dragon - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The typical dragon protects a cavern filled with gold and treasure and is often associated with a great hero who tries to slay it, but dragons can be written in to a story in as many ways as a human character.
The serpentlike dragon guardian of the spring or cleft, whose healing and oracular properties must not be approached without caution, was a protector of the original inhabitants of Greece (Pelasgians) and their prehistoric lore.
The female dragon represents harsh weather and is the destroyer of crops, the hater of mankind, and is locked in a never ending battle with her brother.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Western_dragon   (1890 words)

The various figures now called dragons most likely have no single origin, but spontaneously came to be in several different cultures around the world, based loosely on the appearance of a snake and possibly fossilized dinosaur and Tertiary mammal megafauna remains.
In Revelation 12:3, an enormous red dragon with seven heads is described, whose tail sweeps one third of the stars from heaven down to earth (held to be symbolic of the fall of the angels).
In many oriental cultures dragons were, and in some cultures still are, revered as representative of the primal forces of nature and the universe.
www.sfcrowsnest.com /scifinder/a/Dragons.php   (744 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Komodo
The distribution of Komodo dragons is restricted to the Lesser Sunda Islands of Rinca, Komodo, Flores and the smaller islands of Gili, Montang and Padar.
In the wild, Komodo dragons are generally solitary animals, except during the breeding season.
In the zoo, the Komodo dragons are fed previously frozen rats.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Komodo   (359 words)

Some believe that the dragon may have had a real-life counterpart from which the legends around the world arose — typically dinosaurs are mentioned as a possibility — but there is no physical evidence to support this claim, only sightings collected by cryptozoologists.
Welsh dragon Y Ddraig Goch The red dragon is the traditional symbol of Wales and appears on the Welsh national flag.
African dragons African dragon Amphisbaena Possibly originating in northern Africa (and later moving to Greece), this was a two headed dragon (one at the front, and one on the end of its tail).
www.dejavu.org /cgi-bin/get.cgi?ver=93&url=http%3A%2F%2Farticles.gourt.com%2F%3Farticle%3Ddragon%26type%3Den   (2696 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: List of character classes
For example, in Dungeons and Dragons, a character's class might be Rogue or Thief, but his occupation could be a burglar, scout, treasure hunter, pirate, adventurer, or any number of other livelihoods based on the class's specific skills and abilities.
In the original (pre-Advanced) Dungeons and Dragons, non-human characters' race was their class; in later versions of the game, demi-humans and other non-human characters were treated just like humans in that their race and their class were separate.
In the Dungeons and Dragons fantasy role-playing game, gnomes are a humanoid race, and are one of the core races available for play as player characters.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-character-classes   (737 words)

  Dragons keep   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The breath weapon of the gold dragons is either a cone of fire, or a cone of chlorine gas.
The breath weapon of silver dragons is either a cone of frost, or a cloud of paralyzing gas.
He is the longest in length of all the good dragons measuring 72 feet long and is considered to be supra genius in intelligence.
www.magickalmeltingpot.com /GuardianPage   (930 words)

 The Official Site of the New York Dragons - Insider Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Dragons are away this week against Utah, continuing the road portion of the 2006 schedule.
Dragons QB Aaron Garcia is in his 12th AFL season and remains one of the league’s top passers.
The Dragons are the only team in the league to have their entire coaching staff comprised of former AFL players.
www.newyorkdragons.com /gameday/insider.asp?id=644   (1032 words)

 List of dragons - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Smok Wawelski (the Wawel Dragon) from Polish mythology, was killed by a clever shoemaker's apprentice.
the unnamed, five-headed dragon subdued by the Buddhist goddess Benzaiten at Enoshima in Japan in A.D. the unnamed dragon (referred to by the Saxon dracan and wyrm) defeated by Beowulf and Wiglaf in the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf.
Unnamed two-headed dragon in Lucas' Willow (unofficially dubbed "the Eborsisk" in honor of Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel)
www.music.us /education/L/List-of-dragons.htm   (1039 words)

 Sommerland: List of Dragons A-Z   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The anthropomorphic dragon (stands on two legs) carries traits of both humans and dragons and their behaviour is similar to that of a person....
The bunyip is a swamp-dwelling dragon, known for it's unusual appearance, and debated to be the oldest race of dragons.
This dragon was said to survive the Great Flood, and it is believed because of this, the peluda spends most of it's time beside the rivers of France, as a reminder to itself of it's victory....
sommerland.org /ondragons/races/races_list.html   (1321 words)

 List of dragons - InformationBlast
Dragon ate it, became thirsty, drunk half of Vistula River and still suffering from stomachache, exploded.
as a child the prophet Merlin was to be sacrificed to a red dragon and a white dragon, but won his freedom by foreseeing their battle and the victory of the red dragon.
Unnamed dragons (there used to be three: two males and one female but the males killed each other in the first mating season leaving the female alone for millennia) in The Belgariad and The Malloreon series of fantasy novels by David and Leigh Eddings.
www.informationblast.com /List_of_dragons.html   (723 words)

 Sommerland: List of Dragons A-Z   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The dragonet is similar in appearance to a Western dragon, with a winged serpentine body, horns and spines, four legs, and the capability of breathing fire....
Similar in appearance to the wyrm dragon, the lindworm is distuinguished from it's possible cousin by it's single pair of forelegs....
The dragons of India, the nagas, lair in the nether regions of the world called Patala, which is thought to be somewhere beneath the earth's seas....
www.sommerland.org /ondragons/races/races_list.html   (1321 words)

Dragons are winged beings portrayed in the ancient mythologies of most cultures.
Dragons deserve a category all their own because they are beasts found all over the world.
In Christian symbology, a dragon is seen defeated by the archangel Michael, whereas in myths and fairy tales dragons are killed and slain by the hero of the story.
www.cdli.ca /CITE/dragons.htm   (2556 words)

 The Serene Dragon : Dragons of Babylon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
A lot of the Babylonian dragons are a fusion of mean gods with dragons and other mythical creatures.
"The dragon of the Ishtar gate of Babylon is a combination of eagle, serpent, and lion, and is horned." and it is called the Great Dragon of the Nigingar.
This brings up the question of whether they truly believed that Dragons were fictional and had no basis whatsoever in nature.
www.theserenedragon.net /Tales/babylon.html   (107 words)

 List of dragons
the unnamed dragon (referred to by the Saxon dracan and wyrm) defeated by Beowulf and Wiglaf in the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf.
Griaule, a gigantic dragon, paralyzed and moribund yet still capable of casting a baleful influence, in stories by Lucius Shepard[?]
Mayland Long, who used to be a Chinese dragon, in Tea with the Black Dragon and Twisting the Rope by R.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/li/List_of_dragons.html   (171 words)

 3E Dragons
‡ The dragon is not listed as OGC, but as the rules for the dragon derive from the System Reference Document, I'm told that it is OGC regardless of designation.
Templates are included as long as the result is always a dragon, either as a result of the template (half-dragon) or the requirements (abyssal dragon).
There are over two hundred entries on the above lists, but some are duplicates (Tiamat appears in two forms, for example, and the mistwood drake appears twice in near-identical forms), templates, and creatures not generally considered dragons but with the Dragon type (e.g.
mwtools.thyle.net /d_list.html   (544 words)

 The Cryptid Zoo: Classic Dragons (Non-Western Cultures)
Just like the classic dragons of western cultures, Asian dragons are seldom investigated as dragons by scientists working in the field of cryptozoology.
When cryptozoologists do study Asian dragons, they tend to concentrate on the varieties that have strong links to water, and then they just call them lake monsters or sea serpents, whatever the case may be.
Another African dragon tradition describes creatures that look just like sea serpents but live in the forest instead of the water, often twining their long bodies around the trunks of trees.
www.newanimal.org /a-dragons.htm   (496 words)

 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News
For dragons from legend, mythology, and folklore, see List of dragons in mythology and folklore.
For people born under the zodiac sign of the dragon, see Dragon (zodiac).
Chinese dragon, the Eastern interpretation of the dragon
www.the-dispatch.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=List_of_dragons   (109 words)

 List of dragons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
the unnamed five-headed dragon subdued by the Buddhist goddess Benzaiten at Enoshima in Japan in A.D. the unnamed dragon (referred to by the Saxon draca and wyrm) defeated by Beowulf and Wiglaf in the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf.
As a child the prophet Merlin was to be sacrificed to a red dragon (of Welsh mythology) and a white dragon, but won his freedom by foreseeing their battle and the victory of the red dragon.
Ancalader, the dragon bonded to Jermayan in The Obsidian Trilogy Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_dragons   (4912 words)

 The Serene Dragon : The Massive List of Dragons and Dragon Stories
Some are dragons, some are story titles, some are classifications, and some are other characters in the story or alternate spellings / names.
Dragon Dog (China): Killed the enemy and was given a princess.
Dragons Kings(China): determined the flow of the rivers and water
www.theserenedragon.net /dragonschart.html   (1753 words)

 Selecting Tenth Edition Week 7
Rathi Dragon is the quintessential red card in my mind, as it combines the best red has to offer mechanically with the best it has to offer creatively.
Rathi Dragon costs you two more cards to play it, and gives your opponent the opportunity for a three-for-one if he can manage to kill it, but that's the way red rolls--making bets with its cards that have high upsides and high downsides.
Look at the list of dragons you have to vote on and none of them are close to Two-Headed Dragon in power level.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=mtgcom/selecting10e/7   (1618 words)

 Bearded Dragon Cage
The term dragon, according to context, may be referring to the:
Pickled dragon, a hoax involving a fake dragon fetus in formaldehyde
THE DRAGON IN CHINA AND JAPAN  (http: fax.libs.uga.edu/GR830xD7xV8/), by Dr. M.
www.altvetmed.com /face/28697-bearded-dragon-cage.html   (724 words)

 List of dragons in fantasy fiction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gordon R. Dickson (The Dragon and the George and sequels)
Graham Edwards (Dragoncharm and sequels, Stone and Sky and sequels)
Melanie Rawn (The Dragon Prince series, which includes the Dragon Prince and Dragon Star trilogies)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_dragons_in_fantasy_fiction   (181 words)

 Birthright.net - Cerilian Dragons - available in all sizes!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
I will definately use this but what I am still looking for is a list of Dragons, known alive and known dead, where they live and their strengths.
At Deismaar dragons pretty much laid waste to everything, and Tarazin the Grey did the same when he was out rampaging.
As for the statistics themselves, the base statistics resemble the blue dragon in a few areas, that's true; I simply expanded to check how they would match with all the progressions, since the Cerilian dragon is more mentally potent than a blue dragon of its age and also has a damn more powerful breath!
www.birthright.net /printthread.php?t=2861   (736 words)

 Dragons Mist Mailing List FAQ
Dragon's Mist serves the Washington County area of the Portland Metro area of Oregon, and anyone else who considers themselves a "friend of DM".
This is a true email mailing list, and will NOT duplicate the printed copy of the "DT", except for the occasional event copy, and otherwise as requested on a case-by-case basis.
If switching from the regular version of the list to the digest version, you can just send the subscribe message, then as soon as you receive the acknowledgment from the list server, you can send the unsubscribe message for the regular (dm_list) version.
www.shadowgard.com /~erik/dm-list-faq.html   (718 words)

Dragons have always been a subject of my artistic endeavors since I was a teenager.
These are a couple images of dragons I drew in Corel PHOTO-PAINT.
Dragons - Dragons composed in Corel PHOTO-PAINT 11.
www.shawnolson.net /a/479   (59 words)

 China List : Chinese Dragons
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china-list.com /chinesedragons/index.php   (859 words)

There's my story, The Smartest Dragon, which has three dragons in it- two big mean, scary older brother dragons and their friendly little sister.
You see, by this time there were no more dragons around, but the king had a wild imagination and would tell everyone what he thought a dragon should look like.
The king loved all the drawings but none of them was as glorious or even close to the dragon he had hoped for.
www.onceuponatoon.com /dragons.html   (570 words)

 European dragon: Encyclopedia II - European dragon - Dragons in Catalan mythology
European dragon: Encyclopedia II - European dragon - Dragons in Catalan mythology
European dragon - Dragons in Catalan mythology: Encyclopedia II - European dragon - Dragons in Catalan mythology
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www.experiencefestival.com /a/European_dragon_-_Dragons_in_Catalan_mythology/id/1373125   (364 words)

 Thousands of FANTASY NAMES - fairy, gnomes, elves, goblins, mystical, magic demons, vampires, witches, dragons, beasts, ...
A list of the Rulers of Númenor, a fictional realm by J. Tolkien.
A list of dragons from stories, poems, plays, songs and other works of literature.
A list of characters that have appeared in a fighting capacity (ie.
www.lowchensaustralia.com /names/fantasylinks.htm   (2176 words)

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