MYS273: Some ancient sources report snakes that had wings and could fly, including Herodotus and even the Bible. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss the ancient Greek historian’s reports, what Isaiah had to say, and whether there really could have been ancient flying snakes.
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Links for this episode:
- Herodotus’s book The Histories
- Adrienne Mayor’s book Flying Snakes and Griffin Claws
- Adrienne Mayor’s book The First Fossil Hunters: Dinosaurs, Mammoths, and Myth in Greek and Roman Times
- Karen Radner’s paper “The Wing Snakes of Arabia”
- Herodotus (Wikipedia)
- Horned Vipers
- Ibises (Wikipedia)
- Bald Ibis video
- Glossy Ibis video
- Frankincense (Wikipedia)
- Hares Become Pregnant While Pregnant
- David Falk’s video Exploring the Spirit World: Seraphim
- Egyptian Tomb Bat (Wikipedia)
- Draco Volans (Wikipedia)
- World Video Bible School on Flying Snakes
- Cape Cobra Spreading Its Hood (video)
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