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Old March 25th, 2012, 09:11 AM   #52
Filiberto Boncompagni
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Cyprus
Posts: 93

Hi Jeff,
You are right on all accounts. What I wanted to convey in my post was that, in my opinion, the iconographic coupling of "Feng Huang" and the Dragon did not exist in the West. When it appeared - probably imported from China - it was “translated as the “Phoenix and Dragon” with all the related western meanings.

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