Mythical Horses 4/14/2020: Unicorns Traci Kenworth – A Dash of Seasons

Mythical Horses: The Unicorn 4/14/2020 Traci Kenworth You remember the myth: only those of purity could get near the unicorn. Were unicorns real at one time? The Bible speaks of them. They’re said to be in Heaven. Maybe that’s where they come from and return to when they complete whatever mission they’re on. No one to my knowledge has seen a unicorn since the biblical writings. Did they exist? Do they exist? We might never know. Earliest History of the animal who could be a horse or a kid (goat). Written in Mesopotamian works and India and China, the animal was thought be able to cure things such as stomach issues, epilepsy, even poison. How many royal families must have wanted one for their own? The earliest recording in history was by the Greek historian Ctsesias who many think wrote about the rhinoceros. Fleet of foot, the unicorn was difficult to catch.           There are others who believe the unicorn represents the Christ for its purity and coming from a Virgin Mother (Mary). Its horn was prized for its protective qualities. Many hunts were held in the medieval times in search of the elusive beast. There are tapestries that show such hunts taking place and the success of the

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