Dragons & Serpents

The historical record has many references to Dragons or Serpents for almost every civilization that is part of the historical record.  In Isaiah, it states, “punish the leviathan the fleeing serpent, Leviathan the twisting serpent, and kill the dragon that is in the sea.”

Tiamut was the female dragon of the sea in Babylonian texts.  In the Greek parable of Thesus, the blocked gate at the fifth heaven, which only the Archangel Michael can open, stops the Serpent.  Michael leads the army of God against Satan.  In Hebrew, Michael means, “Who is like God.”  Michael is thought to be a heavenly form of Adam in Genesis.  And of course the serpent in the Garden of Eden that tempts Eve cannot be overlooked.

In the 1600’s in Europe, Dragons guarded the home of royals as two Gargoyles.

Chinese believed dragons bring good fortune and governor essential elements of Chinese society.  The Emperor was known as the true dragon.  The first Emperor of China is described in an ancient legend of Juandi.  Juandi was a great dragon that came with a storm and encountered a maiden picking flowers in a field.  She encountered the dragon and woke up in the filed when the sun came out, only to find she was pregnant.  Her child became the first Emperor of China.

Quezoquotal was a Mayan God described as a serpent that visited them during the Spring Equinox.

In ancient Hindu texts of Pamayana, it describes a race of serpent people who live in Potala and Bhogavati.  They were said to have waged war in Agartha.

Ancient Sumerian texts state their Ruler Enki had a serpent adviser and is depicted as a serpent.


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