Post Reply Greek Mythology homework
Posted 3/24/08 , edited 3/24/08
Hi hi there please post your homework here!!

_________________________________________________________________________________________ homework #1 an essay over how griffins look, i will choose fantasy above proffesionality and please don't copy paste things from internet/wikipedia but use ur own imagination

Note!: the 3 best essay will be rewareded by a griffin feather (handy for ur exams later)

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Posted 3/27/08
ahh.....eto....i've finished my homework.....*blush*
Here's my drawing of how griffins looks like....i hope elo-sensei like it.....
and this one too

i also made a research of griffins...

The griffin, griffon or gryphon is a legendary creature with the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle. As the lion was traditionally considered the king of the beasts and the eagle the king of the birds, the griffin was thought to be an especially powerful and majestic creature. In antiquity it was a symbol of divine power and a guardian of the divine.

Most contemporary illustrations give the griffin the forelegs of an eagle, with an eagle's legs and talons, although in some older illustrations it has a lion's forelimbs; it generally has a lion's hindquarters. Its eagle's head is conventionally given prominent ears; these are sometimes described as the lion's ears, but are often elongated (more like a horse's), and are sometimes feathered. Some writers describe the tail as a serpent, in the manner of a chimera.[citation needed]

Infrequently, a griffin is portrayed without wings (or a wingless eagle-headed lion is identified as a griffin); in 15th-century and later heraldry such a beast may be called a male griffin, an alce or a keythong. In heraldry, a griffin always has aquiline forelimbs; the beast with leonine forelimbs is distinguished as the opinicus.

Ah...that's is it,elo sensei?..........*blush*
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