- Greek (culture)
- Reptilian (attribute)
- Flying (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
- Dragons (common type)
The name given by Aristophanes to Cecrops when he had been changed into a Dragon. Sometimes he is described as half snake, half man and some account him for bringing civilisation to Athens. Dracontides is also the name of one of the thirty tyrants of a council that severely reduced the rights of the people of Athens.
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