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The hippocamp or hippocampus (plural: hippocamps or hippocampi; Greek: ἱππόκαμπος, from ἵππος, "horse" and κάμπος, "monster"[1]), often called a sea-horse[2] in English, is a mythological creature shared by Phoenician[3] and Greek mythology, though the name by which it is recognised is purely Greek. It was also adopted into Etruscan mythology. It has typically been depicted as a horse in its forepart with a coiling, scaly, fishlike hindquarter.

Cyclopes- Greek myth: a primordial race of giants, each with a single eye in the middle of his forehead. Hesiod described three one-eyed Cyclopes, Brontes, Steropes and Arges the sons of Uranus and Gaia, brothers of the Titans, builders and craftsmen, while the epic poet Homer described another group of mortal herdsmen Cyclopes.

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Sirens in Greek mythology were dangerous creatures, who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices. When sirens are named, they are usually as daughters of the river god Achelous

They were the pets of the sea and horse god, Poseidon and would draw his chariot across the sea. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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A dryad is a tree nymph, that is a female spirit of a tree, in Greek mythology. In Greek drys signifies "oak". Thus dryads are specifically the nymphs of oak trees, though the term has come to be used for all tree nymphs in general. They were normally considered to be very shy creatures, except around the goddess Artemis, who was known to be a friend to most nymphs.

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Greek god Pan, god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature of mountain wilds, hunting and rustic music. - Pinned by The Mystic's Emporium on Etsy

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