Dragons

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Name Source Comments
Abraxas, or Anbraxas Persian mythology a famous dragon from , symbolic of Gnosticism.
Aido-Hwedo Dahoney mythology the Rainbow Serpent
Akhekhu Egyptian mythology a desert serpent
Alduin Skyrim a dragon from TES V:Skyrim
Amphiptere North African mythology a famous dragon from ; winged serpent
Ananta Boga Javanese mythology ruler of the dead and king of dragons
Ancalagon the Black The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien
Apalala a water dragon converted to Buddist doctrine
Apophis or Apep Egyptian mythology a famous dragon from ; serpent that chases Ra
Apsu Babylonian mythology
Azhi Dahaki Persian mythology three-headed
Balerion A Song of Ice and Fire by G. R. R. Martin
Brinsop European legend a famous dragon from ; presumed to be the dragon Saint George killed
Chrysophylax Farmer Giles of Ham by J. R. R. Tolkien
Drachenstein Norse mythology killed by Hurnen Siftrit
Drogon A Song of Ice and Fire by G. R. R. Martin
Eingana Australian mythology goddess of creation and death
Fafnir Norse mythology and in Fritz Lang's Die Nibelungen Part 1: Siegfried a famous dragon from
Falkor The Neverending Story by Michael Ende the luck dragon
Galeru Australian mythology rainbow serpent
Glaurung Middle-earth by J. R. R. Tolkien the first of the dragons
Gleep Myth series by Robert Asprin
Griaule Lucius Shepard's stories a gigantic dragon, paralyzed and moribund yet still capable of casting a baleful influence
Haku Spirited Away by Miyazaki Hayao
Hatuibwari Malay mythology a famous dragon from ; winged serpent considered a human ascestor.
Illuyankas Turkish mythology
Jabberwock Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll likely a dragon,
Jormungandr Norse mythology symbol of infinity and enemy of Thor
Kalessin Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin the eldest dragon in
Kalseru, or Julunggul Australian mythology symbol of rain and fertility
Katla The Brothers Lionheart by Astrid Lindgren
Knucker British legend a famous dragon from ; water drake from Sussex
Ladon Greek mythology guarded Hera's golden apples
Manasa Hindu mythology symbol of fertility
Meraxes A Song of Ice and Fire by G. R. R. Martin
Mayland Long Chinese mythology
Ness British legend a famous dragon from ; of Loch Ness
Nidhogg, also Nidhoggr (the 'Dread Biter')
Nithhogr Norse mythology eats the dead
Norbert Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling Hagrid's baby dragon
Quetzalcoatl Aztec mythology has a dragon-like aspect
Rhaegal A Song of Ice and Fire by G. R. R. Martin
Scatha Middle-earth by J. R. R. Tolkien
Saphira Eragon
Scylla Greek mythology a famous dragon from ; once a nymph, Circe transformed her into a beast
Shen Lung Chinese mythology symbol of good luck
Silverwing A Song of Ice and Fire by G. R. R. Martin
Sirrush Babylonian mythology symbol of chaos
Smaug The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
Smerg The Neverending Story by Michael Ende an evil dragon
Smok Wawelski (the Wawel Dragon) Polish mythology was killed by a clever shoemaker's apprentice.
Stoorworm Celtic mythology a famous dragon from ; death created Orkney Islands
Syrax A Song of Ice and Fire by G. R. R. Martin
Tarasque tamed by Saint Martha
Tiamat Babylonian mythology
Typhon Greek mythology son of Tartarus and Gaia
Urrax A Song of Ice and Fire by G. R. R. Martin
Uwibami Japanese mythology
Vasuki Hindu mythology a famous dragon from ; symbolic of the sea and oceans
Vermithrax Pejorative Dragonslayer by Touchstone Pictures
Vhagar A Song of Ice and Fire by G. R. R. Martin
Viserion A Song of Ice and Fire by G. R. R. Martin
Whiro Polynesian mythology symbol of death and evil
Xiuhcoatl Aztec mythology is a serpent from
Y Ddraig Goch British legend a famous dragon of ; symbol of Wales
Yam-nahar Canaanite mythology
Yofune-Nushi Japanese mythology symbol of female sacrifice
Zu Sumerian mythology a famous dragon from ; symbol of chaos