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This category is for sightings (real or immortalized in statuary, art, or enactment) of figures, beings or creatures of mythic or epic status.
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Epic Beings and CreaturesBørsen Dragons - Copenhagen, Denmark

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The former stock exchange in Copenhagen has a steeple with the entangled tails of four dragons.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: Denmark

date approved: 7/10/2013

last visited: 7/26/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesGog & Magog - Epic Beings - Fleet Street, London, Great Britain.

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Gog and Magog are names that appear in the Old Testament, and in numerous subsequent references in other works, notably the Book of Revelation, as well as in the scripture of Islam. The Giants are also said to be protectors of the City of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/30/2013

last visited: 7/28/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesBrunnen am Sternplatz Faun - Wurzburg, Germany

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Bronze faun that is part of the Star Place Fountain in the old town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 6/30/2013

last visited: 10/3/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesBrunnen am Sternplatz Nymph - Wurzburg, Germany

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Bronze nymph that is part of the Star Place Fountain in the old town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 6/30/2013

last visited: 10/3/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesGog & Magog - Greenfield Village - Dearborn, Michigan, USA.

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Gog and Magog are names that appear in the Old Testament, and in numerous subsequent references in other works, notably the Book of Revelation, as well as in the scripture of Islam. The Giants are also said to be protectors of the City of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Michigan

date approved: 6/30/2013

last visited: 5/27/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesLady Justice - Zofingen, AG, Switzerland

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A statue of Lady Justice in front of the city hall of Zofingen that is also a courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 6/25/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesDum U ctyr mamlasu - Brno, Czech Republic

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Sochy Atlantu na dome U ctyr mamlasu // The statues of Atlas at house At Four Dodos

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 6/13/2013

last visited: 7/19/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesYakshi - Pasadena, CA

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Yakshi are nature spirits and symbols of fertility in Hindu, Buddhist and Jainist mythologies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/12/2013

last visited: 5/1/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesNaga - Pasadena, CA

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This sculpture of the Hindu serpent deity is located in Pasadena's Norton Simon Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2013

last visited: 5/1/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesHera - Brno, Czech Republic

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Statue of Hera on Groh street in Brno

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Czech Republic

date approved: 6/10/2013

last visited: 9/28/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesBohyne s rohem hojnosti / Goddess with Cornucopia (Grohova) - Brno, Czech Republic

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Bohyne s rohem hojnosti na Grohove ulici / Statue of goddess with cornucopia on Groh street in Brno

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 6/10/2013

last visited: 10/9/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesHercules and the Hydra - Paris, France

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Known as Hercules by the Romans and as Heracles by the Greeks.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 6/7/2013

last visited: 10/3/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMolina Mermaid - San Salvador, El Salvador

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This mermaid is located on a Monument to Hunduran poet Juan Ramón Molina.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: El Salvador

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: 3/17/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesCupid and Psyche - Paris, France

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This sculpture of Cupid and Psyche is located in the Louvre Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: 10/3/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesThrone with Griffins - Paris, France

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These griffins can be found in the Louvre Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: 10/3/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesCrane of the Sault - Epic Creature - Sault St Marie - Michigan, USA.

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The life-size bronze sculpture known as 'The Crane of the Sault' was dedicated June 8, 1985. Placed in front of the Sault Ste Marie, Courthouse, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Michigan

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: 6/4/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMercury - Pasadena, CA

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This sculpture is in the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/2/2013

last visited: 5/1/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesDunster Court Griffins - Mincing Lane, London, UK

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This pair of carved stone griffins sit atop gateposts at the entrance to Dunster Court. Some refer to these as dragons and the two terms seem to be used to describe the same creatures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/2/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPandava Hero - Pasadena, CA

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In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, the Pandava brothers decimated their enemies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 5/31/2013

last visited: 5/1/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesFaun - Pasadena, CA

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The Romans believed that fauns (half human–half goat) were gods of the forest.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 5/1/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesWolf of Rome - Epic Being - Sault St Marie - Michigan, USA.

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The 'Wolf of Rome' in front of the Sault Ste Marie, Courthouse is an exact copy, of the 'Capitoline Wolf' which has been housed since 1471 in the Palazzo dei Conservatori on the Campidoglio, Rome, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Michigan

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesUnicorn - B.A.A. Logo - 100th Running Boston Marathon - Boston, MA

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The unicorn found in the commemoration installation in Copley Square is the logo for the Boston Athletic Association.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/24/2013

last visited: 5/8/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPomona - Pomona College - Claremont, California

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This sculpture is of Pomona, the Roman goddess of fruitful abundance and is one of the few Roman gods without a Greek counterpart. This sculpture is found on the campus of Pomona College in Claremont, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: California

date approved: 5/19/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesGriffins - Pasadena, CA

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These griffins are located on the City of Padsadena Permit Center at 175 N. Garfield Avenue in Pasadena, CA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 5/10/2013

last visited: 6/24/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesOld City Hall Epic Creatures -- Wichita KS

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Two different but similarly fearsome creatures leer over those who dare to approach the former City Hall in downtown Wichita KS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/6/2013

last visited: 3/16/2013

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