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    • Vanessa Robinson

      Scylla is a six-headed sea monster that guarded the other side of the strait alongside Charybdis. Odysseus sails closer to Scylla, losing six men along the way.

    • Micheal Capaldi

      Greek Mythology: Skylla (or Scylla) was a monstrous sea goddess who haunted the rocks of certain narrow strait opposite the whirlpool daemon Kharybdis. Ships who sailed too close to her rocks would lose six men to her ravenous, darting heads. Homer describes Skylla as a creature with twelve dangling feet, six long necks and grisly heads lined with a triple row of sharp teeth. Her voice was likened to the yelping of dogs. This description of Skylla is probably derived from the imagery...

    • Molly Bond

      The 13 Greatest, Craziest And Most Badass Monsters In Greek Mythology

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    The giants of Greek mythology, or Gigantes ("the earth-born") as they are called in the Greek tongue, were a class of oversized and ofttimes monstrous men who were closely related to the gods. The most famous of these were the hundred Thracian Gigantes who waged war on the gods, but there were many others besides, including the handsome giant Orion, the one-eyed Polyphemus, and the six-armed Gegenees.

    Sea monster illustration. Just what exactly lurks below the ocean's surface?

    Scylla - By Anubish - Blue Scylla-Scylla and Charybdis were mythical sea monsters noted by Homer; later Greek tradition sited them on opposite sides of the Strait of Messina between Sicily and the Italian mainland. Scylla was described as a six-headed sea monster on the Italian side of the strait and Charybdis was a whirlpool off the coast of Sicily. They posed an inescapable threat to passing sailors; avoiding Charybdis meant passing too close to Scylla and vice versa.

    Greek Mythology: Geras was the spirit (daimon) of old age, one of the malevolent spirits spawned by the goddess Nyx (Night). He was depicted as a tiny shrivelled up old man. Geras' opposite number was the goddess of youth, Hebe.

    Pandora - Greek Goddess Mythology.

    Sea monster. This is awesome, now if only I could draw it myself

    In Greek mythology, Planē or Plane (Greek: Πλανε, pronounced "play-nee") was a Goddess and Personification of Error. Her name derived from the Greek term for 'wandering'

    Alkonost, a legendary creature from Slavian mythology, with a bird body, female head and breast.

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    The Fomorians from Irish mythology are steeped in mystery. It is unknown where they came from, or the length of time they had knowledge of Ireland, and what actually happened to them. Lady Gregory describes one Fomorian habitat as a glass tower in the sea. Many people describe them as sea fairies or sea monsters. My best guess is that they were Nephilim!

    Circë and Scylla, from Greek mythology as retold by Ovid. Scylla, daughter of a river god, loved by Glaucus. Glaucus was also loved by the sorceress Circe. While Scylla was bathing in the sea, Circe poured a potion into the water which caused Scylla to transform into a monster with four eyes, six long necks equipped with grisly heads, each of which contained three rows of sharp teeth. Her body consisted of twelve tentacle-like legs and a cat’s tail while four to six dog-heads ringed her waist.

    The Goddess of Seas, Amphitrite, one of the 50 Nereid Nymphs of the Greek Polyhteism, and wife of The Great God Poseidon.

    Sculpture "Andromeda and the Sea Monster" by Domenico Guidi, 1694, housed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, N.Y.

    Eidyia The Ocean Goddess In Greek mythology, Eidyia is an Oceanid, one of the three thousand daughters of the Titans, Oceanus and Tethys. Her name was derived from the Greek word eidô, "to see" or "know." In the familial sense she probably personified the magical power of the eye, which in Greek superstition was the source of the witch's supernatural power. Art and quote by Emily Balivet

    Greek Mythology: Cepheus, Constellation. Cepheus: A King of Aethiopia and father of the lovely Andromeda. He was forced to sacrifice his daughter to a sea monster because the boasts of his wife Cassiopea offended the gods. But the hero Perseus slew the beast and rescued her. As a memorial the whole family - Cepheus, Cassiopea, Andromeda and Perseus - were placed amongst the stars. (Hyginus 2.9)

    'Asteria - Goddess of the Stars' Greek Mythology.