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Greek creatures

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Harpies Attack

"I've heard tales o' their entrancing beauty. Sure'n what sailor has not? They dance among the winds ranging o'er strange isles that appear on no map, their beautiful voices calling honest sailors to forsake their shipmates and swim out to join them. Join them they do, I reckon, when they drown or get dashed to pieces on the sharp waiting rocks. Either way, they're meat for the Harpies. When you hear strange sounds at sea lads, stuff yer ears with cotton or wax and heed not the Harpy's song…

John Trikeriotis (Ancient Greek Armor and Warfare Lecturer): "I was captivated by this beautiful sculpture by @emilalzamora (Emil Alzamora) of the dead Minotaur at the hands of the ancient Greek hero, Theseus. An ambivalence stems from reading about this dreaded creature as a child - now looking at this image, there is a tinge of sadness."

John Trikeriotis (Ancient Greek Armor and Warfare Lecturer): "I was captivated by this beautiful sculpture by @emilalzamora (Emil Alzamora) of the dead Minotaur at the hands of the ancient Greek hero, Theseus. An ambivalence stems from reading about this dreaded creature as a child - now looking at this image, there is a tinge of sadness."

Uranus is important in Greek mythology as the first supreme deity and grandfather of Zeus and the Olympians, whose overthrowal marks the start of the Titan rule. Here’s a closer look at his story.

Uranus is important in Greek mythology as the first supreme deity and grandfather of Zeus and the Olympians, whose overthrowal marks the start of the Titan rule.

What did the Harpies of Greek myth symbolize? Here's a closer look.

The Harpies’ unique appearance and undesirable attributes make them some of the most intriguing, annoying and disruptive of ancient monsters.

Greek Mythology Monsters: Full list and description

Monsters in Greek mythology that terrorized the lives of great heroes and now our imagination. A detailed list with description and photos.

Pegasus versus Chimera by ~TheBeke on deviantART

Description A painting in progress,will need still a fair bit of work,I hope to get this one done by next week as I am only working on it during evenings.. Again greek mythology as my favourite subject

(1) ☼ Yliade ☾ (@Yliade2) / Twitter

“In Greek mythology, the Sirens were dangerous creatures, half bird and half beautiful women, who lured sailors with their enchanting music and singing voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island. Prints : https://t.co/dNZgdJpwB5 #art #mythology #drawing”