50 Mythical Creatures From Around the Globe - The Rainbow Serpent is called Goorialla.

50 Mythical Creatures From Around the Globe

Greek mythology, Medusa,  whose gaze could turn people to stone..

Art: Medusa (Greek Mythology)

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

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

Werewolves have dominated legends and myths for hundreds of years. This infographic details their origins from around the world and explores the differences in werewolves culturally.

Werewolf Legends [Infographic]

Werewolves have dominated legends and myths for hundreds of years. This infographic details their origins from around the world and explores the differences in werewolves culturally.

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.

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.

Hydra, multi headed snake like creature that when head is cut off grows 2 more to replace its lost one. (Grimlock, E)

15 Amazing Mythical Creature Illustrations Of Ancient Greece

Hydra, multi headed snake like creature that when head is cut off grows 2 more to replace its lost one. (Grimlock, E)

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