"Sabra" is her name invented by the English Elizabethan period writer Richard Johnson in his Seven Champions of Christendom (1596). Some of the beginnings of the legend are contained in these old texts: although Saint George does not fight a literal dragon, he is persecuted by King Dadianus, who is called "dragon of the abyss" (Greek: However, the legend did not become widely known among the populace until the version combined with the already standardised Passio Georgii emerged, namely Vincent of Beauvais' encyclopedic Speculum Historiale and Jacobus de Voragine's Legenda aurea (Golden Legend).and retold with the courtly appurtenances belonging to the genre of romance.Please add a one-time donation to help fund our most urgent campaigns to fight discrimination and expand LGBTQ rights.Remember, 100% of your purchase fuels the fight for LGBTQ equality and makes you an active member of the Human Rights Campaign.Saint George offered to kill the dragon if they consented to become Christians and be baptized.Fifteen thousand men including the king of Silene converted to Christianity.French researchers at the Louvre interpret a fourth century AD Coptic stone fenestrella of mounted hawk-headed figure fighting a crocodile, as Horus killing a metamorphosed Setekh, and they have considered this scene ancestral to later iconography of George killing a dragon.Some icons depicting the saint as a horseman killing the dragon date to the 12th century.
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