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Table of Contents

List of figures
1: Drakon Fights (i): Drakontes Pure
2: Drakon Fights (ii): Drakontes Composite
3: Fights with Kete, Sea-serpents
4: The World of the Slain Drakontes
5: Masters and Mistresses of Drakontes
6: The Symmetrical Battle between Drakon and Slayer
7: Drakontes, Earth and the Dead
8: Drakon Gods of Wealth and Good Luck
9: Drakon Gods of Healing
10: A Day in the Life of a Sacred Snake
11: The Birth of the Christian Dragon

About the Author

Daniel Ogden is currently Professor of Ancient History at the University of Exeter, and Research Fellow at the University of South Africa. He has published widely on ancient Greek subjects, including myth, religion and magic, traditional narratives, reproduction and sexuality, and Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic dynasties.


[Drakon] will become the essential resource for any further study of the serpents of the Greek and Roman worlds.
*Laura Gawlinski, Bryn Mawr Classical Review*

meticulously researched ... Recommended.
*S.E. Goins, CHOICE*

Professor Daniel Ogden's Drakon is a work of awesome scope and thoroughness, and is also remarkably lively and entertaining to read. ... All these aspects, and many others, are discussed in this fascinating book, a major contribution to the history of Classical religion.
*Jacqueline Simpson, Journal of the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy*

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