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Re: More than we wanted to hear on Dragons

> Well, yes. I would like to point out however that literary and ethnographic
> research shows very clearly that dragons were "developed" from mythical snakes
> or serpents. In the Western world, snakes have traditionally been held to
> represent, underground, "ktonic" powers (perhaps because snakes in cool
That's "chthonic" - it's Greek, and the first 2 letters are
"chi-theta" (chth), not "kappa-tau" (kt).  Geologists use this word
root in, for example, 'allochthon", ("strange rock") a rock that has
been transported far from its "home."

rick adair