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Odd-headed dragons are symbolic of male energy while even headed dragons symbolize female energy.
In the mythology of India they are described as true snakes. In the Persepolitan inscription, Xerxes calls himself Nagua or Nuka, the Greek Auax, and some writers have surmised that this may be the true meaning of the Naga dynasties of Kashmir and Magadha.
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Whether they came from the N. But the races seem to have come in contact in the lands where the Jumna joins the Ganges, at a time when the Aryans were divided as to the object of their worship between Indra, Siva, and Vishnu.
In India the term Nag or Naga is applied to the cobra serpent, and the race who were so designated are believed to have paid their devotions to that reptile, or took it as their emblem. They are mentioned in the Mahabharata n. His minister Chandragupta, the Sandracottus of the Greeks, assassinated the Naga prince, and seized upon the throne for himself ; and a Naga dynasty, tributary to the Gupta, were ruling to the south of the Jumna during the first three centuries of the Christian era.
So many of the colonies of Agnicula bestowed the name of serpent on their settlements, that he was convinced all were of the Tak, Takshak, or Nagvansa race from Sakadwipa, who, six centuries anterior to Vikramaditya, under their leader Sehesnaga, conquered India, and whose era must, he thinks, be the limit of Agnicula antiquity. The Nagbansi chieftains of Ramgarh Sirguja have the lunettes of their serpent ancestor en graved on their signets in token of their lineage.
The Manipur rulers were also Scythic, and most of the Manipur people continued to worship snakes till the beginning of the 19th century, as indeed is still the custom amongst all Aryan and non Aryan tribes throughout the Peninsula of India.
The races who dwelt in India prior to the advent of the Aryans are alluded to in ancient books as Naga, Rakshasa, Dasya, Asura. The snake race seem to have spread into North America.
Abbe Domenech mentions an Indian race there who traced their origin from the snakes of Scythia. The serpents who invaded the kingdom of the Lydians just before the down fall of Creesus, were probably the Scythian Naga Herod. The Naga race were so numerous in Ceylon that it was called Nagadwipo, as Rhodes and Cyprus received the designation of Ophiusa, from their being the residence of the Ophites, who introduced snake-worship into Greece.
According to Byrant, Eubeea is from Oubaia, and means serpent island. Strabo calls the people of Phrygia and the Hellespont the Ophio or serpent races. In this verse the Bible mentions an intriguing creature, the fiery flying serpent.
It is here distinguished from the viper. What exactly is this ancient flying creature referenced by the prophet Isaiah? About it, Goertzen writes: It is also the same as the Septuagint version of the wilderness account. This is the name of a sub-species of wingless fire-breathing dragon, also known as the fire-drake.
He was killed by the god-hero Susanoo. Language in Indiaindicating a possible origin of the word in ancient Dravidian or Vedic Indo-Aryan times, or a source close to the prototype of the Greek etymology?
The most famous swords of the Scythians were the akinakes swords which were regarded as the sacred swords of the day…coveted as Greek booty and offered in the Acropolis, this was likely to have been the prototype of the sword retrieved from the Orochi tail by Susanoo. Thus, as we look to the Iranians as sources and forgers of the akinakes, we look also to them for the symbolism of the akinakes as explicated by Michael Shenkar as follows: Herodotus, writing about Scythian rituals, tells us that: Every district in each of the governments has a structure sacred to Ares; namely, a pile of bundles of sticks … On this sacred pile an ancient akinakes short sword of iron is set for each people: They bring yearly sacrifice of goats and horses to this akinakes, offering to these symbols even more than they do to other gods.
Speaking about the Alans who were the successors of the Scythians and the Sarmatians in the Pontic steppes, … according to a Barbarian custom, a naked sword is fixed in the ground and they respectfully worship it as god of war and protector of the regions through which they travel.
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Finds of weapons spears, axes, daggers, and swords thrust into the ground and walls are also attested in a number of Scythian burial sites. Japan The Japanese practice of sword adoration or sword worship and the worship of some god of war, akin to Ares though they are equated with deities of various names in Japan is clearest from the Isonokami Shrine, which has functioned as a warehouse of conquering swords, although they were also vested with ritual and magical powers by Taoist priests for the control of rain and weather, and their adoration was believed to produce bountiful blessings of both land and sea.
A description of the akinakes is found at the Akinakes Blog: Since the acinaces seems to have been a thrusting weapon, and since it was typically worn on the right, it was likely intended to be suddenly drawn with the blade facing down for surprise stabbing attacks. For more info see Wikipedia article: Akinakes of Athens and Persia, E.
Europe and northern Caucasus: There were many Dnieper and northern Caucasus finds of daggers and akinakes. Akinakes were standard military equipment of Xerxes, Persians, booty of Greeks, and royal gift of Darius. While these two are not officially together yet, fans of Hetalia do know that they have been sharing warm hugs, loving kisses, and a lot more!
They are a very cute couple. While it seems that France is about to win over America with his amazing cooking skills, America went with England instead, after seeing him cry in a corner. As England occasionally visits America, he watches the boy grow, becoming powerful as each day passes.
War broke between them, but in the end, England lost because he cannot hurt someone who is precious to him.
Thus, America gained his freedom and England remains bitter about it till this day. Others say that both of them are infatuated with each other but they are either clueless or in denial about it.
Whatever the fandom may think of USUK, there is one thing for certain: They are pretty much always together and anyone can see that the two of them regard each other as someone special. Anyone can ship whichever countries they like based on what happened in past. So there you have it! Although we only listed ten, we are sure that there are a lot more shippable characters in Hetalia! Why not tell us your favorite pairing by writing it in the comment section!
Is your favorite ship included on this list? You can even share your crack pairings with us and talk about it if you want! Well, it is not surprising because a revolutionary anime like Osomatsu-san does not go unnoticed that easily. Spokon have always been among the most watched and loved animated series in Japan, but their impact on the public mainly depends on the interest of the watcher for that sport, the existence of enough original details in the plot, or the way the characters are designed.
Well, that was the case with Yuri!!! The result is a wide range of shippable couples which will make you look at characters in a new light. Curious to know great shippable Yuri!! Then, keep on reading!
What does the two of them have to do with each other? Well, if you think about the brief but intense moments they have together in the anime, then the reason for their ship looks quite obvious. What Yurio and JJ share is their strong will to win and top the greatest champion of all times, Victor Nikiforov. Having both the same dream and the objective to win the Grand Prix Final, they are rivals of course, and that rivalry is exactly the reason for them to be shipped so hard by the fandom.
In fact, he treats the young Russian like a delicate lady and, although being respectful of his performances, JJ thinks Yurio is not a threat to him. On the other hand, Yurio knows that JJ is a fearsome enemy, and that is the main reason that he hates the Canadian so much.
Actually, differently than JJ and Yurio who are explicitly rivals and are often shown glaring at each other, we can see Seung-gil and Phichit together in the same scene more than once.
Yet, the fandom thinks they look perfect for each other. Probably, the reason for them to be so loved lays in the way the two characters were designed, both physically and psychologically. The pale Seung-gil is a calculating lone wolf who lives far away from his peers, in the darkness of his own soul, while thinking numbers are everything an athlete needs to win.
On the contrary, Phichit lives his skating adventure with great enthusiasm, lets his body flow with the music, he is smiling and bright, and his caramel skin makes him look like the sun kissed him. They are basically like the day and the night, and that is what makes of them a perfect match for hard shipping! Indeed, every time they appear in the series, they are shown next to each other, talking, eating together, or doing all those kinds of things that people usually do when spending time with someone they have known for a long time.
It is pretty obvious that there is a deep bond between Leo and Guang, but is it really just friendship? The fandom of Yuri!!! Indeed, Leo and Guang make googly eyes at each other and are always happy with the victories achieved by the other, even if one of them is the loser in the competition.
Do you want an example? Then, what about episode 6 when Leo gets invited by Phichit to have dinner with him, Victor, and Yuuri? He was with Guang when the message arrived, and they looked absolutely lovely together when they decided to join the others! It is not by chance that the charming Otabek from Kazakhstan and our beloved foul-mouthed Yurio are so famous as a pairing, although they have come to know each other just from the 10 episode onwards — and Yuri!!!
Indeed, Yurio and Otabek come to know each other after the Kazakh saves Yurio from members of his fan club who were stalking him. That is really some sort of a miracle since Yurio — because of the difficult path he chose and also because of his attitude problem — had never had a real friend before he met Otabek.
Otabek and Yurio seem to have been made for each other, so they definitely deserve to be at position 2. Final Thoughts And you? What is your favorite shippable couple in Yuri!!!
Let us know with a comment! This supernatural, shounen manga gained huge popularity, and in Spring it received an anime adaption. Later on, init was adapted into an anime series, and multishippers around the world were overly happy to have yet another wonderful show full of tall, buff, and hot guys. Well, not like we can blame them! It's enough to take a look at the muscular body of Takuya Sekizan, to understand what we're talking about But first things first! Meeting Sumiaki Iwashimizu, who had a complicated past with rugby, he happens to see the rugby club during a training session.
Curiosity ignites within him, and the burning desire to become a part of the team drives Gion, who manages to have Iwashimizu join, too.
Their adventure in the club begins: With a huge range of characters, all of them full of teenage angst, problems and trouble, plus muscular bodies half naked for the most part otherwise, with super-stretchy t-shirts that highlight their shapesAll Out!!
The purpose of this chart is to list down 6 of the most shippable couples that popped up during the show. Stick with us until the end, and enjoy! Their story is very peculiar; in fact, we could almost say that Hachiouji actually courted Sekizan. Yes, because when he first met Sekizan, Hachiouji saw his potential as a rugby player right away. So he tried to have him join the rugby team, but it turned out to be a hard task.
Hachiouji stuck to Sekizan like glue and went as far as to leave a love letter in his locker. Aside from the past these two share, their mutual trust and understanding is before everyone's eyes. Hachiouji believed in Sekizan from the beginning, and in time he became his best friend.
So much so that he frequently apologizes in the stead of Sekizan, when Sekizan acts too brute for the other teammates to understand. Their relationship is steady and strong, and it took just one look at how fond of each other they are, for the fandom to see a BL subplot between them.
Multishippers around the world would love to see the unfazed Sekizan under Hachiouji's grasp. As we said, Takuya Sekizan is the muscled captain of the team. He appears to be strict, and he wants the first years to be respectful toward their seniors. It's not rare for him to scold Gion, who keeps forgetting his good manners.
Matsuo is the supportive, caring and loving third year who keeps supporting everyone. But he has a dark side to him, and it will pop up eventually. Matsuo and Sekizan's relationship is easy to figure; they have feelings of mutual trust, and they believe in each other's skills.
The fandom likes to see a gap in this couple: Of course, while brotherly loving toward his teammates on the field, Matsuo would turn into a proud seme who could dominate Sekizan. Their bromance is rather subtle, but we can't deny that Sekizan shows some kind of shyness sometimes; Matsuo, on the other hand, is way darker than he seems.
These peculiar traits in both sparked the multishippers' imagination, and that's how this couple was born! Kenji Gion and Sumiaki Iwashimizu's friendship is really something else. The sympathy for each other was clear from the moment they first met, and the fandom was there to notice it! We have two characters on the polar opposites: Gion is a hot-tempered shorty with a complex about his height. Je os very confident and passionate about what he does, and is a ticking time bomb.
Iwashimizu, on the other side, is tall, timid, and quiet, and he lacks confidence whatever he does. In spite his being very tiny, these premises allowed the fandom to imagine Gion as the seme, and Iwashimizu as the uke. Iwashimizu is always there to take Gion out of trouble, while Gion is always there to try to feed Iwashimizu with self-confidence.
For as bizarre as it may seem, this couple works and it's dearly loved by the multishippers who like to see a non-conventional seme who prevails on a bigger, whiny uke like Iwashimizu suggests being! What allowed the fandom to see a subtle BL between Iwashimizu and Miyuki, though, is the fact that they share a past together.
A past that, in the end, scarred both.
Miyuki was the cause for Iwashimizu to start playing rugby, as he invited his friend to join the middle school team. During practice, Iwashimizu broke Miyuki's shoulder and that event turned him into a fearful boy unable to play rugby lightheartedly.
The regret he kept feeling because of that accident, made him distance himself from Miyuki. What Iwashimizu didn't know, though, was that Miyuki was offended only because Iwashimizu stopped playing rugby and stopped talking to him. Miyuki held no grudge against him, he just wanted his friend to keep playing rugby! These premises and the hardships these two went through, made the multishippers see a subtle love story, where Iwashimizu turned into the seme of the couple, finally putting aside his whiny behavior.
Masaru Ebumi and Natsuki Ise share a past as rascals, but in spite being both former delinquents, their personalities are totally different. Ebumi is rough, and he may be rude sometimes, but he is serious about rugby and doesn't like those who don't practice diligently.
Ise is shy and comes from a broken home where he was raised by a brusque brother who dislikes rugby and wants Ise to quit. In more than one occasion, Ebumi shows that he really cares about Ise.
He is very fond of him and does all he can to encourage Ise to stay in the rugby team, in spite his older brother. Ebumi went as far as to pay Ise's weekly wages, so that Ise's brother would finally pipe down. At the same time, Ise's gratitude toward Ebumi is clear as water. Their mutual understanding and their being so fond of each other, of course, led to a possible BL between the two. Easy to figure how Ebumi would be the loving seme, while Ise would be the compliant uke Gion and Oharano never met a day when they didn't argue over something stupid.
As we explained up above, Gion is short-tempered, and he gets mad right away, more over when someone talks about how sort he is. Oharano, on the other side, is a sassy boy. He's not that much taller than Gion, but he knows his own talent, and he puts his everything into it. While seemingly intolerant toward his teammates, Oharano actually hides some regrets involving his little brother, who initiated Oharano to rugby. Oharano is hurt by his own talent, and he almost blames it, because it shadowed his little brother and his skills at rugby.
Gion tends to compete with Oharano, right because they're both shorties and Gion wants to prove to be the best! But the next step was a subtle BL between the two of them. Being Oharano very feminine, and Gion very passionate, it's easy to see how this two argue just for fun, but actually care for each other. It's enough to think how Oharano opened up a little with Gion and managed to blend with the entire team, eventually.
This couple works, and the fandom embraced it figuring Gion as the seme of the couple, and Oharano as the uke with a gap: Final Thoughts With Gion and Oharano, our ranking ends. What do you think about these couples?
We tried to pick those characters who actually showed a hint of bromance between each other throughout the show. If you have any other couple on your mind, don't hesitate to let us know in the comments below. We truly hope you enjoyed reading about these beautiful boys, as much as we did while writing it! Full of action, a good amount of mystery, fantasy, and sci-fi, Karneval became very popular thanks to a catching plot and a big range of funny and relatable characters and, of course, an abundance of bishounen.
Karneval revolves around Nai, […] Read it honeyfeed Touken Ranbu is originally a free-to-play browser game and has been adapted into an anime by two studios. The first adaptation was done by studio Doga Kobo under the name Touken Ranbu: As for the characters themselves, they hit just about every personality type there is — the ace with a mysterious side, the wild man, the jealous best friend, the self-proclaimed rival who constantly gets ignored, and many more.
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