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The lion in mythology

In all ages and all over the world the lion appears in myths. In one it is a cruel gooddess, in others it is a tame "pet".
If you know about a myth other than listed below, please let me know and i will add it to this page.


Rubens paintingFrom the Bibel : Daniel in the Lions' Den


acient greece Bronze SkulptureFrom Greece : Herakles and the Nemean Lion



Androcles and the lionFrom Rome : Androcles and the lion



the flying lion From South Africa : the flying lion