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Old Town Bazyliszek
APR-2007 Jola Dziubinska

Old Town Bazyliszek

Warsaw, Poland

Bazyliszek is a Polish name for the basilisk, in Greek and European bestiaries and legends, a legendary reptile reputed to be king of serpents and said to have the power of causing death by a single glance.
In common language we also use the phrase "wzrok bazyliszka", the basilisk's glance which means a glance which kills.
There is a medieval legend about a Warsaw Bazyliszek - if interested see here:,1

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Paco López22-Apr-2007 05:36
Good work, Jola!!! ¡v!
laine8222-Apr-2007 01:07
A beautiful piece of art & a lovely capture, Jola...made me remember this one of mine
SzPiNaK.OrG Photography21-Apr-2007 23:39
great story ... almost forgot about that since teen time in my life ... :o) Thanks for that Jola :D
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