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Armenian God Vahakn the Dragon Slayer

Vahakn, the God of the Sun, Lightening, and Bravery. 

Armenian: Վահագն 

Historians write of him as the Dragon Slayer.   Vahakn fought with supernatural beings like dragons and vanquished them. His birth is described as follows: 


Heaven and earth were in travail,
In travail was the crimson sea; 
And in the sea
The ruddy reed was in travail,
From the stem of the reed issued smoke,
And out of the flame sprang the child;
His locks were fiery, his beard was ablaze,
His eyes were suns.


From, Travels and Politics in Armenia, by Noel Buxton and Harold Buxton
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