I don't have a link to share, just seems to me that ancient man read the landscape and its spiritual and supernatural significance seems to pivot mostly around Dragon myths.

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    Your question is unclear. Are you talking about geomancy? Could you please clarify.
    – Chenmunka
    Sep 7 '20 at 17:48
  • I am far from an expert in the field, but a colleague of mine has been studying this area and come to the conclusion that the commonality of Dragon myths amongst the great civilisations, were all based on mans relationship to the landscape. As I have looked into this further I came across a fair amount about Geomancy but have no direct connection. Sep 8 '20 at 14:19
  • What exactly are you looking for, a dragon that created the whole universe, a dragon that created the earth, a dragon that created a specific landscape or one that destroyed everything and that became later the world we know today? I think all of them would answer your question so it makes your question too broad. I would also suggest you to show your actual research, any link that you found yourself on that subject
    – Calaom
    Sep 16 '20 at 13:32
  • I’m most grateful to you for your response. . I’m looking for all source material where Dragons created this world and landscaped the mountains and valleys - a commonality of dragons being the elemental originators of creation. The Chinese have Yinglong, the dragon that literally created the Yellow river, with her tail (and the help of the Kings men) The life giving force from which sprung all the benefits of controlled agriculture, even the birth of the canals. One could even go so far as to say that taming of the Yellow River was the birth of civilisation.. Sep 17 '20 at 14:41
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    The Red Dragon of Wales I’ve understood is synonymous to the Gower pinnacular, (known as ‘worms head’) here it as if the Dragon literally is the landscape -peel back the skin, the soil is oxidised red by years of volcanic activity, could well explain why the Welsh Dragon is Red. the most important myth in the Rig Veda, the myth of Indra, narrates the battle against Vitra, the gigantic dragon who held back the waters, which when released created the oceans and the birth of creation. I don’t have any links that I could actually share I wish I did…is that good start Much appreciated M Sep 17 '20 at 14:41


Tiamat is a Mesopotamian creator goddess who, along with her mate Apsu represent the waters and together give birth to the gods. After the gods murder Apsu to gain power, Tiamat (portrayed as a sea dragon) gives birth to the first dragons and makes war on the gods in revenge. When she is killed by Marduk (sometimes also described as a dragon or being served by dragons), the heaven and Earth are made from Tiamat's body.


Academic Books on 'Dragonology':

Chinese Emperors and Sages are said to be sons of Heaven, therefore celestial dragons- Zhao, Qiguang. 2013. Dragons, East and West.

Humanity as Dragon-offspring of Igigi Aw-Ila and Dragon Annuna as Creator-Gods: Foster, Benjamin R. 2005. Before the muses: an anthology of Akkadian literature. Bethesda, Md: CDL Press.

Graeco-Roman dragon cults, suppressed by Christianity: Ogden, Daniel. 2013. Drakōn: dragon myth and serpent cult in the Greek and Roman worlds. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press.

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