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Ο Σπανος τζι οι Σαραντα Δρατζιοι

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The young man spanos fighting the forty dragons
Language: 
Title in English: 
Spanos and the forty dragons
Author: 
Folk tale
Illustrator: 
Hambis Tsangaris
Illustrations: 
Colour
Place of publication: 
Nicosia
Country: 
Publisher: 
Hambis Tsangaris
Year of publication: 
2011
Pages: 
p.80
Size: 
24x30cm
ISBN: 
978-9963-9586-1-0
Category: 

When the dragons see Spanos – the beardless one – digging a ditch that leads away from the river, they say to him “For God’s sake; Stop what you are doing at once, because what you are doing will reduce the river water and the king and his army will come and cut us to pieces.
We have always had dragons in Cyprus and they never leave us in peace. They have always loved our land and our springs; they loved them so much that they would even bleed us dry. Whether from the Orient or from the Occident each and every one wants the same thing: land and water.
The text in this book is in the Cyprus dialect, Greek, English, French and Russian