Azdaya / The Dragon Picture

This illustration is one of seven each featuring one monster from Serbian / Balkan mythology.
Each illustration also contains a short text (the name of the given monster in Serbian, and translation into German and Latin) scanned from an old serbian dictionary first published in 1818.
This was one of the art projects at my fourth year et Uni.

Azdaya is a type of dragon on serbian mythology. It lives on the bottom of lakes or similar large bodies of water, appearing on the surface only to terrorise local villages, steal maidens and challenge heroes.
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