The Legendary Dragon Slayers – Myths and Legends

The Legendary Dragonslayers. A dragonslayer is a person or being that slays dragons. Dragonslayers and the creatures they hunt have been popular in traditional stories from around the world: Dragonslayer-themed myths and legends are also sometimes seen as having a chaos theme in which a heroic figure struggles against a monster that epitomizes chaos. A dragonslayer is often the hero in a “Princess and dragon” tale. the dragonslayer kills the dragon in order to rescue a high-class female character from being devoured by it. One notable example of this kind of legend is the myth of Ragnar Loðbrók, who slays a giant serpent, thereby rescuing the maiden, Þóra borgarhjörtr, whom he later marries. There are, however, several notable exceptions to this common motif. In the legend of Saint

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