Журнал Viche 2014 №1

№1, 2014

The missionary from the Jurassic period

In the ancient times the Black Sea was called Pontus Aksynskiy – an inhospitable sea. According to the legends of the various nations of the Crimea a huge sea dragon lives in its coastal water. Even ancient Hellenes saw the terrifying monster of dark, almost black color, with a mane, crest, long tail, clawed pads, red eyes and a terrible wide chap with a several rows of sharp and long shark teeth.