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SIREN (Greek singular: Σειρήν Seirēn; Greek plural: Σειρῆνες Seirēnes) In Greek mythology, the Sirens were dangerous yet beautiful creatures, portrayed as femme fatales who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island. When the Sirens were given a name of their own, they were considered the daughters of the river god Achelous, fathered upon Terpsichore, Melpomene, Sterope, or Chthon (the Earth). #myth

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MERMAID - a legendary aquatic creature with the upper body of a human girl & the tail of a fish - They appear folklore worldwide (Near East, Europe, Africa & Asia) - The 1st stories appeared in ancient Assyria, when the goddess Atargatis transformed herself into a mermaid out of shame for accidentally killing her human lover - They are sometimes associated with perilous events like floods, storms, shipwrecks, etc. - In other folk traditions, they can be benevolent or beneficent

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(Ancient Greek: Πήγασος, Pégasos, Latin Pegasus) one of the best known mythological creatures in Greek mythology. He is a winged divine horse, usually depicted as white in colour. He was sired by Poseidon, in his role as horse-god, and foaled by the Gorgon Medusa. He was the brother of Chrysaor, born at a single birthing when his mother was decapitated by Perseus. Greco-Roman poets write about his ascent to heaven after his birth and his obeisance to Zeus, king of the gods.

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echidna aesthetic in Greek mythology, Echidna (/ɪˈkɪdnə/; Greek: Ἔχιδνα, “She-Viper”) was a monster, half-woman and half-snake, who lived alone in a cave. She was the mate of the fearsome monster Typhon, and known primarily for being the mother of monsters, including many of the most famous monsters of Greek myth.

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50 Mythical Creatures From Around the Globe

teach your kids about mythical creatures from around the world!

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Mythology ... Greek Monsters to complete your modern day myth. #writingbiz www.OneMorePress.com

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Day 15: Gods are one of my favorite mythological creatures ( I don't know if the count but were gonna pretend they do :D) I like how they are all different and have their own especialities to complete the mysteries of the world..

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There is a list of mythological creatures through this website I tried to pin and would not because of the lack of image.

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Hamadriad are supernatural creatures that live in trees in Greek mythology. They are a special class of nymphs. Hamadriad born in specific trees and has a very close relationship with the tree which became her residence. If the trees are inhabited dead, then she will die, too. Therefore, Driad and the gods will punish anyone who harm trees. HAMADRÍADE en español!

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