Dragonslayers

Ebook $13.95

Osprey Publishing | Mar 19, 2013 | 80 Pages | 7-1/4 x 9-3/4 | ISBN 9781472801036

  • Paperback$17.95

    Osprey Publishing | Mar 19, 2013 | 80 Pages | 7-1/4 x 9-3/4 | ISBN 9781780967301

  • Ebook$13.95

    Osprey Publishing | Mar 19, 2013 | 80 Pages | 7-1/4 x 9-3/4 | ISBN 9781472801036

Praise

“Entertaining and a joy to page through, Dragonslayers is a choice pick for personal browsing or public library mythology shelves.”
- The Midwest Book Review (May 2013)

“Writings from Greece, Russia, and Western sources explore the evolution of dragons and dragonslayer myths and realities, making for an outstanding synthesis of all the legends surrounding them.”
- James A. Cox, The Midwest Book Review (June 2013)

Table Of Contents

Introduction

Ancient Dragonslayers
Cadmus, Founder of Thebes
Hercules and Ladon, the Hundred-Headed Dragon
Daniel of the Lion’s Den

Norse Dragonslayers
Sigurd the Völsung
Beowulf

Holy Dragonslayers
St. George and the Dragon
Pope Sylvester I
St. Carantoc and King Arthur

Medieval Dragonslayers
John Lambton and the Lambton Worm
Dieudonné de Gozon, Draconis Extinctor
Lord Albrecht Trut
Dobrynya Nikitich and Zmey Gorynych

Dragonslayers form Around the World
Manabozho and the Fiery Serpents
Pitaka and the Taniwha
Agatamori

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