Dragons in the Eyes of Chinese and Westerners

The legendary dragon, found in the ancient folklore of many cultures, occupies a special

position in Chinese mythology and is deeply rooted in the country's culture.

More than 7,000 years ago, the dragon became the Chinese totem and now it has become

Dragons in the Eyes of Chinese and Westerners

Dragons in the Eyes of Chinese and Westerners

 

a symbol of China, a symbol of Chinese and a symbol of Chinese culture. Chinese often consider

themselves --"the desendants of the dragon."Windsor Castle

Conversely, the dragon is often considered as evil in the West .In Greek Mythology, German

Dragons in the Eyes of Chinese and Westerners

Dragons in the Eyes of Chinese and Westerners

 

Mythology and Northern European Mythology, there are stories telling about heroes' killing evil

dragons .As well, in the Bible, the dragon is recorded as a symbol of horror. .



More Culture
Copyright © 2011 www.OnePieceTravel.com All Rights Reserved. E-mail:OnePieceTravel@gmail.com