Sunday, July 04, 2010

Saint George is Killing The Dragon Over and Over Again.. | Trifter

Saint George is Killing The Dragon Over and Over Again..

by Patrick Bernauw 




In the city of Mons (Belgium), Saint George is killing the Dragon over and over again. His legend here is inextricably intertwined with the fate of a knight, Gilles de Chin, who in the 12th century indeed killed a dragon with his spear somewhere in the swamps of the Haine.



In the city of Mons (Belgium), every weekend after Pentecost St. George is ready to go and meet the Dragon one more time. The name of the ritual is also the name of the monster: Le Lumeçon.

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