A dragon is a legendary beast in the folklore of many cultures. Legends describe dragons as large lizard-like creatures that breathe fire and have a long, scaly tail. In Europe, dragons are traditionally portrayed as ferocious beasts that represent the evils fought by human beings. There were so many myths about dragons, that we decided to focus on a few myths from several countries. Below are some of the more famous ones. Click on the name of the country below to read one of our favorites!