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Re: "plumed" serpents
> From: JSeward123@aol.com
> To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: "plumed" serpents
> Date: Tuesday, February 10, 1998 6:02 AM
> My reference that inspired my letter is Hogarth, Peter J. Dragons, "A
> James Book." Toronto, 1980.
> It has a plethera of plumed dragons. Included in it is the original
> Tiamat and the original ancient Greek Typhon, both of which are feathered
> reptilian dragons, Tiamat being the most birdy.
> Hope this helps.
> Have a nice day!
In the ancient Middle East, all the deities were portrayed with bird-like
wings. Tiamat, as a monstrous deity of sorts, would naturaly have been
shown that way, as well.