Are Dragons Evil, Part 3 – Slavic

In Slavic languages, dragon is called “zmaj” (Croatian, pronounced as “zmay”) or variations thereof – zmej (Russian), zmij (Ukrainian), smok (Belarussian, Polish), though variations on draco (drak, drakon etc.) are also used. Word “zmaj” is actually a masculine form of zmija, or “snake” – thus displaying dragons’ origins as snakes. Another word used for dragons […]

Are Dragons Evil, Part 3 – Slavic

The next part of a series about dragons in mythology, this a cadre from eastern Europe.

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