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The Hydra, an ancient serpent-like chthonic water beast  that possessed many heads , the poets mention more heads than the vase-painters could paint, and for each head cut off it grew two more, it's poisonous breath and blood were so potent, even its tracks were deadly. The Hydra of Lerna was killed by Hercules as the second of his Twelve Tasks

The Hydra, an ancient serpent-like chthonic water beast that possessed many heads , the poets mention more heads than the vase-painters could paint, and for each head cut off it grew two more, it's poisonous breath and blood were so potent, even its tracks were deadly. The Hydra of Lerna was killed by Hercules as the second of his Twelve Tasks

Lernaean Hydra - water monster with reptilian traits and multiple heads - Greek Mythology; Although I know that in most of the stories the Hydra has nine or twelve heads, there are different approaches on the number of heads: it was believed to have only one head in the beginning and as soon as someone tried to chop that head of, two new heads grew.

Lernaean Hydra - water monster with reptilian traits and multiple heads - Greek Mythology; Although I know that in most of the stories the Hydra has nine or twelve heads, there are different approaches on the number of heads: it was believed to have only one head in the beginning and as soon as someone tried to chop that head of, two new heads grew.

I defeated the Hydra by cutting off each head then burning the whole so a new one can't break through

I defeated the Hydra by cutting off each head then burning the whole so a new one can't break through

老项目图两枚, SHAN shan on ArtStation at https://www.artstation.com/artwork/2489Y

老项目图两枚, SHAN shan on ArtStation at https://www.artstation.com/artwork/2489Y

The Hydra which lived in the swamps near to the ancient city of Lerna in Argolis, was a terrifying monster which like the Nemean lion was the offspring of Echidna (half maiden - half serpent), and Typhon (had 100 heads), other versions think that the Hydra was the offspring of Styx and the Titan Pallas.

The Hydra which lived in the swamps near to the ancient city of Lerna in Argolis, was a terrifying monster which like the Nemean lion was the offspring of Echidna (half maiden - half serpent), and Typhon (had 100 heads), other versions think that the Hydra was the offspring of Styx and the Titan Pallas.

Green Dragon, Brett MacDonald on ArtStation at https://www.artstation.com/artwork/egq1D

Green Dragon, Brett MacDonald on ArtStation at https://www.artstation.com/artwork/egq1D

Ivashko too walked and walked, and met the three-headed dragon; The Three Kingdoms - Myths and Legends of Russia by Aleksandr Afana’ev, 2009

Ivashko too walked and walked, and met the three-headed dragon; The Three Kingdoms - Myths and Legends of Russia by Aleksandr Afana’ev, 2009

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