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15 Amazing Mythical Creature Illustrations Of Ancient Greece

This monster from Greek mythology is called a hydra and is significant because it is the antagonist in many Greek myths including the Second Labor of Hercules. The hydra is a serpent like monster that grows multiple heads in the absence of the first.

Echidna (Half-snake, half-woman) is the mother of the most famous and fearsome of Greek monsters. Married to the god/monster Typhon, the two beasts bore a brood of children that only a half-serpent mother could love. When she and her mate attacked the Olympians, Zeus beat them back and punished Typhon by sealing him under Mount Etna. However, Zeus allowed Echidna and her children to live as a challenge to future heroes.:

A bit different to my first encounter with the shape-changers. I had first witnessed the boys transformation into serpents when I was lining up at the bank!

Eurynomos- Greek myth: a netherworld creature of rotting corpses that dwelled in the underworld. He is described as being blue and black and it bearing its teeth.

Eurynomos- Greek myth: a netherworld creature of rotting corpses that dwelled in the underworld. He is described as being blue and black and it bearing its teeth.

iguanamouth:  “ M Y T H O L O G Y W E E K  based on the greek monster campe, who was a woman with the lower half of a dragon, an enormous scorpion tail, and the heads of fifty creatures bubbling about her waist  this one stays up all night eating...

iguanamouth: “ M Y T H O L O G Y W E E K based on the greek monster campe, who was a woman with the lower half of a dragon, an enormous scorpion tail, and the heads of fifty creatures bubbling about her waist this one stays up all night eating...

Chimera was, according to Greek mythology, a monstrous fire-breathing female and male creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, composed of the parts of three animals — a lion, a snake and a goat. Usually depicted as a lion, with the head of a goat arising from its back, and a tail that ended in a snake's head, the Chimera was one of the offspring of Typhon and Echidna and a sibling of such monsters as Cerberus and the Lernaean Hydra.

Chimera: in Greek mythology, the Chimera is a hybrid creature composed of the parts of several animals. The front of the creature is a lion, the back a snake and the middle is a goat. It is strong,.

Echidna (Half-snake, half-woman) is the mother of the most famous and fearsome of Greek monsters. Married to the god/monster Typhon, the two beasts bore a brood of children that only a half-serpent mother could love. When she and her mate attacked the Olympians, Zeus beat them back and punished Typhon by sealing him under Mount Etna. However, Zeus allowed Echidna and her children to live as a challenge to future heroes.

Echidna (Half-snake, half-woman) is the mother of the most famous and fearsome of Greek monsters.

One of the scarier mutant vehicles on the playa, Dragons of Eden was inspired by the mythological Greek monster Hydra. It was created by Santa Cruz-based mechanical engineer and fire artist Lucy Hosking. (Photo by Scott London)

One of the scarier mutant vehicles on the playa, Dragons of Eden was inspired by the mythological Greek monster Hydra. It was created by Santa Cruz-based mechanical engineer and fire artist Lucy Hosking. (Photo by Scott London) -- lights

Ancient Greek Monster Pattern by antonybriggs on Spoonflower. Available as a Fabric, Wallpaper, Wall decal or Gift wrap #Pattern #Fabric #AncientGreece #Monsters #Cyclops #Medusa #Phoenix

Ancient Greek Monster Pattern by antonybriggs on Spoonflower. Available as a Fabric, Wallpaper, Wall decal or Gift wrap

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In Greek mythology, Medusa ("Queen"), one of three Gorgon sisters; originally was a beautiful human, raped by Poseidon in Athena's temple

Credit: Sara Fanelli/ Walker Books From Mythological Monsters of Ancient Greece (2002)  Fanelli has always rejected the conventional approach to illustration, lettering and page design. The 14 ancient Greek monsters in this hugely energetic retelling roar, hiss and writhe out of the page

Sara Fanelli - a life in pictures

Sara Fenelli: Mythological Monsters of Ancient Greece Fanelli has always rejected the conventional approach to illustration, lettering and page design. The 14 ancient Greek monsters in this hugely energetic retelling roar, hiss and writhe out of the page

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