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==Breeds and range==
 
==Breeds and range==
Different species of snakes exist in the [[known world]], such as [[w:Banded snake|banded snake]],{{Ref|ADWD|6}} [[w:Black adder|black adder]],<ref>The Citadel. Heraldry: [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/Heraldry/Houses/9/ Houses from Dorne]</ref> [[w:Cobra|cobra]],{{Ref|ADWD|68}} [[w:Milk snake|milk snake]],{{Ref|ADWD|13}} [[w:Spitting cobra|spitting snake]],{{Ref|ACOK|40}} [[w:Viperidae|viper]],{{Ref|AFFC|21}} [[w:Water snake|water snake]],{{Ref|ACOK|14}} and white snake.{{Ref|ADWD|20}}
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Different species of snakes exist in the [[known world]], such as [[w:Banded snake|banded snake]],{{Ref|ADWD|6}} [[w:Black adder|black adder]],<ref>The Citadel. Heraldry: [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/Heraldry/Houses/9/ Houses from Dorne]</ref> [[w:Cobra|cobra]],{{Ref|ADWD|68}} [[w:Milk snake|milk snake]],{{Ref|ADWD|13}} [[w:Spitting cobra|spitting snake]],{{Ref|ACOK|40}} striped snake,{{Ref|ADWD|65}} [[w:Viperidae|viper]],{{Ref|AFFC|21}} [[w:Water snake|water snake]],{{Ref|ACOK|14}} and white snake.{{Ref|ADWD|20}}
  
 
According to Ser [[Eustace Hightower]], a hundred different sorts of snakes lives on the continent of [[Sothoryos]].{{Ref|FAB|The Long Reign - Jaehaerys and Alysanne: Policy, Progeny, and Pain}}
 
According to Ser [[Eustace Hightower]], a hundred different sorts of snakes lives on the continent of [[Sothoryos]].{{Ref|FAB|The Long Reign - Jaehaerys and Alysanne: Policy, Progeny, and Pain}}
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A serpent [[Religion|god]] is worshipped in the lost city of [[Lyber]].{{Ref|TWOIAF|Beyond the Free Cities: The Grasslands}}
 
A serpent [[Religion|god]] is worshipped in the lost city of [[Lyber]].{{Ref|TWOIAF|Beyond the Free Cities: The Grasslands}}
  
[[Dornishmen]] are fond of adding snake venom to their [[wine]]{{Ref|FAB|The Long Reign - Jaehaerys and Alysanne: Policy, Progeny, and Pain}} and [[food]].{{Ref|AFFC|13}} As a result they are often compared to snakes by other Westerosi.{{Ref|FAB|The Long Reign - Jaehaerys and Alysanne: Policy, Progeny, and Pain}}
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[[Dornishmen]] are fond of adding snake venom to their [[wine]]{{Ref|FAB|The Long Reign - Jaehaerys and Alysanne: Policy, Progeny, and Pain}} and [[food]].{{Ref|AFFC|13}} As a result they are often compared to snakes by other Westerosi.{{Ref|ADWD|54}}{{Ref|FAB|The Long Reign - Jaehaerys and Alysanne: Policy, Progeny, and Pain}}
  
 
Slender pole boats, known as ''serpent boats'', are used to move through [[Braavos]]'s canals.{{Ref|AFFC|6}}{{Ref|AFFC|26}}{{Ref|AFFC|34}}
 
Slender pole boats, known as ''serpent boats'', are used to move through [[Braavos]]'s canals.{{Ref|AFFC|6}}{{Ref|AFFC|26}}{{Ref|AFFC|34}}
  
A [[mystery knight]] known as ''The Serpent in Scalet'' entered the tourney at the [[Golden Wedding]] and was ultimitely revealed to be [[Jonquil Darke]], the [[bastard]] daughter of [[Lord Darklyn (father of Jonquil Darke)|Lord Darklyn]].{{Ref|FAB|The Year of the Three Brides - 49 AC}} Lord [[Corlys Velaryon]] was the greatest seafarer the [[Seven Kingdoms]] had ever known.{{Ref|FAB|Heirs of the Dragon - A Question of Succession}} He was best known as ''the Sea Snake'', a nickname he got from his [[Sea Snake|ship]].{{Ref|TWOIAF|The Targaryen Kings: Jaehaerys I}} Lady [[Serala of Myr]] was known as ''The Lace Serpent''.{{Ref|AFFC|9}} Prince [[Oberyn Martell]] earns his nickname ''The Red Viper'' after using [[poison]]ed [[Armament|blades]] during a duel to first blood with Lord [[Edgar Yronwood]], killing the old lord in the process.{{Ref|ASOS|38}} Oberyn's eight bastard daughters are collectively known as ''the [[Sand Snakes]]''.{{Ref|AFFC|13}}
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A [[mystery knight]] known as ''The Serpent in Scalet'' entered the tourney at the [[Golden Wedding]] and was ultimitely revealed to be [[Jonquil Darke]], the [[bastard]] daughter of [[Lord Darklyn (father of Jonquil Darke)|Lord Darklyn]].{{Ref|FAB|The Year of the Three Brides - 49 AC}} Lord [[Corlys Velaryon]] was the greatest seafarer the [[Seven Kingdoms]] had ever known.{{Ref|FAB|Heirs of the Dragon - A Question of Succession}} He was best known as ''the Sea Snake'', a nickname he got from his [[Sea Snake|ship]].{{Ref|TWOIAF|The Targaryen Kings: Jaehaerys I}} Lady [[Serala of Myr]] was known as ''The Lace Serpent''.{{Ref|AFFC|9}} Prince [[Oberyn Martell]] earns his nickname ''The Red Viper'' after using [[poison]]ed [[Armament|blades]] during a duel to first blood with Lord [[Edgar Yronwood]], killing the old lord in the process.{{Ref|ASOS|38}} Oberyn's eight bastard daughters are collectively known as ''the [[Sand Snakes]]''.{{Ref|AFFC|13}} [[Stonesnake]] is a veteran [[ranger]] of the [[Night's Watch]].{{Ref|ACOK|Appendix}} [[Senerra She-Snake]] is a [[pit fighter]] in [[Meereen]].<ref>''[[The Winds of Winter]]'', [[Barristan I (The Winds of Winter)|Barristan I]]</ref>
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
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===''A Storm of Swords''===
 
===''A Storm of Swords''===
 
Lady [[Olenna Tyrell]] refer to Oberyn Martell's longtime [[paramour]] as ''the serpent's whore''.{{Ref|ASOS|53}}
 
Lady [[Olenna Tyrell]] refer to Oberyn Martell's longtime [[paramour]] as ''the serpent's whore''.{{Ref|ASOS|53}}
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During her [[walk of atonement]], [[Cersei Lannister]] sees a [[whore]] with a huge striped snake draped about breasts and shoulders.{{Ref|ADWD|65}}
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 13:27, 5 February 2021

The sigil of House Lynderly depicts green serpents.

The snake is similar to a real life snake.

Breeds and range

Different species of snakes exist in the known world, such as banded snake,[1] black adder,[2] cobra,[3] milk snake,[4] spitting snake,[5] striped snake,[6] viper,[7] water snake,[8] and white snake.[9]

According to Ser Eustace Hightower, a hundred different sorts of snakes lives on the continent of Sothoryos.[10]

Culture

Westerosi sigils depicting snakes include those of Houses Gargalen, Lynderly, Paege, Saltcliffe, Wydman, and Wyl.[11]

Snakewood is the seat of House Lynderly as well as a forest in the Vale of Arryn.[12][13]

A serpent god is worshipped in the lost city of Lyber.[14]

Dornishmen are fond of adding snake venom to their wine[10] and food.[15] As a result they are often compared to snakes by other Westerosi.[16][10]

Slender pole boats, known as serpent boats, are used to move through Braavos's canals.[17][18][19]

A mystery knight known as The Serpent in Scalet entered the tourney at the Golden Wedding and was ultimitely revealed to be Jonquil Darke, the bastard daughter of Lord Darklyn.[20] Lord Corlys Velaryon was the greatest seafarer the Seven Kingdoms had ever known.[21] He was best known as the Sea Snake, a nickname he got from his ship.[22] Lady Serala of Myr was known as The Lace Serpent.[23] Prince Oberyn Martell earns his nickname The Red Viper after using poisoned blades during a duel to first blood with Lord Edgar Yronwood, killing the old lord in the process.[24] Oberyn's eight bastard daughters are collectively known as the Sand Snakes.[15] Stonesnake is a veteran ranger of the Night's Watch.[25] Senerra She-Snake is a pit fighter in Meereen.[26]

History

After being captured, Ser Aemon Targaryen was put naked in a crow cage above a pit filled with vipers by Lord Wyl.[27]

Prince Oberyn Martell taught his daughter, Tyene Sand, how to milk viper venom.[7]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

After fleeing King's Landing, Arya Stark repeats to herself phrases Syrio Forel taught her, "Quick as a snake." being one of them.[28][8][29]

A Storm of Swords

Lady Olenna Tyrell refer to Oberyn Martell's longtime paramour as the serpent's whore.[30]

A Dance with Dragons

During her walk of atonement, Cersei Lannister sees a whore with a huge striped snake draped about breasts and shoulders.[6]

References

  1. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 6, The Merchant's Man.
  2. The Citadel. Heraldry: Houses from Dorne
  3. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 68, The Dragontamer.
  4. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 13, Bran II.
  5. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 40, Daenerys III.
  6. 6.0 6.1 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 65, Cersei II.
  7. 7.0 7.1 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 21, The Queenmaker.
  8. 8.0 8.1 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 14, Arya IV.
  9. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 20, Reek II.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Fire & Blood, The Long Reign - Jaehaerys and Alysanne: Policy, Progeny, and Pain.
  11. The Citadel: Heraldry
  12. A Feast for Crows, Appendix.
  13. The Lands of Ice and Fire, Westeros.
  14. The World of Ice & Fire, Beyond the Free Cities: The Grasslands.
  15. 15.0 15.1 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 13, The Soiled Knight.
  16. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 54, Cersei I.
  17. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 6, Arya I.
  18. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 26, Samwell III.
  19. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 34, Cat Of The Canals.
  20. Fire & Blood, The Year of the Three Brides - 49 AC.
  21. Fire & Blood, Heirs of the Dragon - A Question of Succession.
  22. The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Jaehaerys I.
  23. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 9, Brienne II.
  24. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 38, Tyrion V.
  25. A Clash of Kings, Appendix.
  26. The Winds of Winter, Barristan I
  27. The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I.
  28. A Game of Thrones, Chapter 50, Arya IV.
  29. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 13, Arya II.
  30. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 53, Tyrion VI.