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Unicorns, a Short Look Into Their Origins

Pliny The Elder, The ancient Roman naturalist wrote extensively on “unicorns” in his book. “Unicorns are the fiercest animal, and it is said that it is impossible to capture one alive. It has the body of a horse, the head of a stag, the feet of an elephant, the tail of a boar, and a single black horn three feet long in the middle of its forehead. Its cry is a deep bellow.” In the 7th-century the scholar, Isidore of [...]

Unicorns, Were They Once Real or Just a Myth

Unicorns,  Real or Just a Myth DO UNICORNS EXIST? People have a fascination for mythological creatures. Especially the unicorn, shown as a beautiful white horse with a single, spirally horn. Unlike other mythological creatures unicorns are portrayed as peaceful animals and symbols of strength or purity. A MYTH GETS ITS WINGS…AND HORN Unicorns have been depicted in art as early as the Mesopotamian era (5000-3500 BC), as well as in ancient Greece, India, and China, they are mentioned in the Bible 9 times! [...]