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  1. Aslan(ProperNoun)

    The Lion from the Narnia Chronicles written by C. S. Lewis; an allegorical Christ figure.


  1. Aslan

    Aslan, the Great Lion, is the main character of C. S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia series. He is the great lion of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and his role in Narnia is developed throughout the remaining books. He is also the only character to appear in all seven books of the series. Aslan is depicted as a talking lion, the King of Beasts, son of the Emperor-Over-the-Sea, lord of Narnia; a wise, compassionate, magical authority; mysterious and benevolent guide to the human children who visit; guardian and saviour of Narnia. The author, C. S. Lewis, described Aslan as an alternative version of Christ, that is, as the form in which Christ might have appeared in a fantasy world. Aslan is Turkish for "lion". Throughout the series, it is stated that Aslan is "not a tame lion," since, despite his gentle and loving nature, he is powerful and can be dangerous. He has many followers, which include vast numbers of Talking Beasts, Centaurs, Fauns, Dryads, Dwarfs, Satyrs, Naiads, Hamadryads, Mermaids, Silvans, Unicorns, and Winged Horses. Lewis often capitalises the word lion, since, at least partially, he represents Jesus.

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  1. nasal

  2. alans, Alans

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Aslan in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Aslan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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