Ziz Picture

Race: Raptor

Ziz is a giant griffin-like bird in Jewish mythology, said to be large enough to be able to block out the sun with its wingspan. It is considered a giant animal/monster corresponding to archetypal creatures. It is the prime monster of the sky (as Leviathan is the prime monster of the sea and Behemoth is the prime monster of the land). Rabbis have said that the Ziz is comparable to the Persian Simurgh, while modern scholars compare the Ziz to the Sumerian Anzu and the Ancient Greek phoenix
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