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Dragons - the eternal symbol

If you want to know about the nature of dragons, follow the travel, which will lead you through to see dragons, who are greedy, evil, bad, but also who fall in love, protect their family and land from disasters. In Bulgarian legends dragons for example often have dual charactersitics - comprising of both good and evil. On the one hand they terorize the villages and people (plundering, stealing the animals and beautiful girls). This side of dragons can be seen in many European legends as: St. George and the Dragon from Italy (where St. George kills the beast),the Lithuanian "Neringa's conquest" (where the dragon terroises the village and Neringa saves the village from it), The Polish "Wawel Dragon" (where the evil dragon is defeated by a smart shoemaker) and the Romanian legends about "Lady's Rocks" and "The Dragon's garden". But in Bulgarian legends Dragons also protect the village from other dragons, disasters (gale or icy storm, which can destroy the crops) or offer wise advises to people when they have usnolvable problems. The Bulgarian legend of the Pirin`s Dragon says that the most beautiful maiden -Stana, was stolen by the Pirin dragon and he made her his wife. Unfortunately, he was killed by a beast - The Belasitsa Dragon, and she became a widow. Then she gave a birth to an extremely strong and big child, who had wings. After the dragon was killed by another evil dragon the child managed to killed the dragon, who murdered his father and started the can of “dragon” people, who were strong and helped other people in the village.