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Susanoo & the Dragon


Mark Cartwright
by Joe Mabel
published on 11 May 2017
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A 19th century CE wooden screen depicting the Shinto god Susanoo defeating the dragon with eight heads. Susanoo was the god of storms and Yomi, the underworld. (Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas, Texas, USA)

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Mabel, J. (2017, May 11). Susanoo & the Dragon. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Mabel, Joe. "Susanoo & the Dragon." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 11, 2017.

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Mabel, Joe. "Susanoo & the Dragon." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 May 2017. Web. 26 Feb 2021.

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