The legend of the unicorn may have been born from a misunderstanding.
Although the Greek historian, Ctesias of Cnidus
, may have been describing the Indian Rhino when he first spoke of "wild asses" with "horns on their foreheads" that lived in India, his audience applied the term to actual horses living in the region, thus creating the mythical unicorn. Since then, unicorns have come to embody a number of characteristics, including Nobility, Honour, Courage, Strength, Power, Purity, and Spirituality. ...Continue Reading →