Myth of snakes and frogs

Snake years are sixth in the cycle, following the dragon. So where did the snake zodiac come from?

Snake curls god of healing

In Greek mythology, Asclepius, the god of medicine and healing, was almost always depicted as a middle-aged man holding a rod with a snake rapped around it. The snake rod has inspired a number of fascinating legends and stories throughout history.

China's creator had snake body

Chinese mythology says Nuwa, the original ancestor of the Chinese nation, had the body of a snake, a human head and the virtue of a divine being.

Opera story: Legend of the White Snake

Legend of the White Snake is one of the most famous tales spreading out among folks in ancient China. It's about the love happened between a white snake and a man named Xuxian a long time ago in southern area of China.

The three snake-leaves

Once upon a time there was a poor man who could no longer afford to keep his only son.

The little boy and the rattlesnake

It tells us not to help the sin even if it looks paintful in danger.

Draw a snake and add feet to it

Now people use this idiom to illustrate the truth that going too far is as bad as not going far enough.

Medusa in myth and literary history

In Greek Myth, Medusa, one of the three Gorgons, daughter of Phorcys and Ceto.

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