Drakon Dragon

Myth and Serpent Cult in the Greek and Roman Worlds
Author(s): 
Ogden, Daniel
ISBN: 
9780199557325
Date published: 
February 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£95.00

This volume explores the dragon or the supernatural serpent in Graeco-Roman myth and religion. It incorporates analyses, with comprehensive accounts of the rich literary and iconographic sources, for the principal dragons of myth, and discusses matters of cult and the paradoxical association of dragons and serpents with the most benign of deities.