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The unicorn is a legendary creature that has been described since antiquity as a beast with a single large, pointed, spiraling horn projecting from its forehead. The unicorn was depicted in ancient seals of the Indus Valley Civilization and was mentioned by the ancient Greeks in accounts of natural history by various writers, including Ctesias, Strabo, Pliny the Younger, Aelian and Cosmas Indicopleustes. The Bible also describes an animal, the re’em, which some versions translate as unicorn. In this article, we will share with you the pictures of Free Printable Unicorn Coloring Pages Winged
In European folklore, the unicorn is often depicted as a white horse-like or goat-like animal with longhorn and cloven hooves (sometimes a goat’s beard). In the Middle Ages and Renaissance, it was commonly described as an extremely wild woodland creature, a symbol of purity and grace, which could be captured only by a virgin.
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In the encyclopedias, its horn was said to have the power to render poisoned water potable and to heal sickness. In medieval and Renaissance times, the tusk of the narwhal was sometimes sold as unicorn horn. The unicorn continues to hold a place in popular culture. It is often used as a symbol of fantasy or rarity.
Unicorns are not found in Greek mythology, but rather in the accounts of natural history, for Greek writers of natural history were convinced of the reality of unicorns, which they believed lived in India, a distant and fabulous realm for them. The earliest description is from Ctesias, who in his book Indika (“On India”) described them as wild asses, a fleet of foot, having a horn a cubit and a half (700 mm, 28 inches) in length, and colored white, red and black. So guys, what beautiful pictures right? Don’t forget to apply amazing color on and enjoy your coloring activity with the pictures of Free Printable Unicorn Coloring Pages Winged