Celebrated on January 16th
The word “dragon” comes from the Greek word “draconta,” which means “to watch.” The Greeks saw dragons as beasts that guarded valuable items. In fact, many cultures depict dragons as hoarding treasure.
Some dragons are said to blow fire, other dragons fly, some blow ice
One of the most famous medieval British legends revolves around a knight named St. George. He is celebrated for slaying a dragon that kidnapped a king's daughter as part of a mission to kill all the beautiful women in the land. With the help of an enchanted orange tree, St. George was able to slay the dragon and rescue the fair maiden.