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Re: Here there be dragons

Posted by ESC on June 14, 2005

In Reply to: Here there be dragons posted by Renee on June 14, 2005

: Where does "here there be dragons" come from?

The theory is that "Here there be dragons" was written on old maps to indicate the end of the known world. This site says that the phrase was actually found in L*tin on one particular map:

http://www.maphist.nl/extra/herebedragons.html