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2015-01-22 12:24:22

Limited-Edition Imagine Dragons T-shirt and Pin Available January 2015 in Support of the Band's Charity ORLANDO, Fla., Jan.

2015-01-21 08:32:24

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Advancements in open source hardware, do-it-yourself tools and crowdfunding have made it almost too easy to launch a hardware startup.

2014-11-18 08:25:50

MONTREAL, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Elfxpedition is launching a one-of-a-kind App game.

2014-09-10 08:28:09

Play for Free or Buy All Content for a Low, One-Time Price AUSTIN, Texas, Sept.

2014-08-04 08:25:34

Optimization brings Dragon City to a new, even broader mobile gaming audience worldwide. SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug.

2014-07-31 08:33:00

Featuring Fan-Favorites Toothless and Hiccup, the Dragons App Includes Stunning Visuals and a Multi-Layered Storytelling Experience for three Distinct Age Groups LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014

2014-07-24 12:29:25

PRINCETON, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the largest general building contractors in the United States, JE Dunn, has been recognized for its excellent employee engagement practices.

2014-05-13 16:33:08

Acclaimed Action MMORPG Launches Third Free Module REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World Entertainment, Inc.

2014-04-18 16:22:08

"Advisor Wheaton" Helps Guide Millions of Players in a Quest to Uncover Lost Artifacts and Gain in-Game Prizes SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not every day that an actor


Latest DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Reference Libraries

Naga Stone worship
2014-01-19 13:29:46

The naga (male) and nagini (female) are entities primarily in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, that takes the form of a snake (king cobra). But, naga in other types, are also found in other cultures from  Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Mekong, Java, and the Philippines. In Hinduism, the naga is still part of the modern culture. In India, they are nature spirits that protect the water of springs, wells, and rivers. They bring the rain, but also are believed to cause floods and droughts....

Sirrush (Mushussu)
2013-10-07 08:04:52

The Sirrush, also known as the mushussu, is a hybrid from Babylonian mythology. Dating back to the sixth century BC it is depicted on the Ishtar Gate of the City of Babylon. A German archeologist Robert Koldewey discovered the Gate in 1902 and thought the sirrush was a representation of a real animal. The sirrush is displayed on the gate alongside other animals like a lion and a rimi (an extinct type of cattle). It is described as a dragon with scales, eagle-like hind legs and talons,...

Kraken
2013-09-16 08:51:29

The Kraken is a legendary sea monster that lives in the waters off Norway and Greenland. The legend itself may have originated from sightings of giant squid that can grow 40 - 50 feet in length. It was classified as a cephalopod and given the scientific name Microcosmus marinus by Carolus Linnaeus in 1735. In 1746 he called it Singulare monstrum meaning a unique monster. In 1752-1753 bishop of Bergen, Erik Pontoppidan, described the Kraken as sometimes being mistaken for an island and...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.