Saint George: Dragon Slayer

Saint George: Dragon Slayer

Author: Jeannie Meekins

Publisher: Learning Island

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 20

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St George, defender of the helpless and slayer of dragons is a saint honored by many countries and many religions. He is as popular with Muslims and Jews as he is with Christians. How could this happen? We know dragons never existed. How could someone be so well known and honored worldwide for something that could never have happened? Find out about the life of this man who was said to have slain a dragon in this 15-minute biography. Ages 8 and up. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.
Saint George: Dragon Slayer
Language: en
Pages: 20
Authors: Jeannie Meekins
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Learning Island

St George, defender of the helpless and slayer of dragons is a saint honored by many countries and many religions. He is as popular with Muslims and Jews as he is with Christians. How could this happen? We know dragons never existed. How could someone be so well known and
Dragonslayers
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Joseph A. McCullough
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-19 - Publisher: Osprey Publishing

From legend and mythology to The Hobbit and A Game of Thrones, the dragon is a perennial favorite in the fantasy genre. With its fiery breath, scaly armour, and baleful, malevolent stare, the dragon became the ultimate symbol of evil and corruption in European folklore and mythology. Often serving as
Archetypes and Motifs in Folklore and Literature: A Handbook
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Jane Garry
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: Routledge

This is an authoritative presentation and discussion of the most basic thematic elements universally found in folklore and literature. The reference provides a detailed analysis of the most common archetypes or motifs found in the folklore of selected communities around the world. Each entry is written by a noted authority
St George
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Samantha Riches
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-15 - Publisher: Reaktion Books

The image of St. George—atop his horse, lance plunged halfway into a dragon’s body—is so familiar to us that we take for granted what a long history it has had. As Samantha Riches demonstrates in this book, St. George is easily one of the most transported icons across cultures, and
History
Language: en
Pages: 562
Authors: Anatoly T. Fomenko
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Mithec

The author posits that all generally accepted chronology before the 16th century is in error by hundreds or thousands of years.