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mythology+minotaur | Minotaur poem by R J Dent | R J Dent

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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

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... unfortunately for the ginormous creature, the demi-god Hercules successfully captured the boar – as outlined by one of his twelve heroic labors. Description from I searched for this on

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Research some more information on the Kraken. Use the sheet provided from the classroom to guide your search.

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Ariel | {"Harpy's can be one of the most dangerous creatures you'll ever meet, or the most trustworthy."}

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Hamadriad are supernatural creatures that live in trees in Greek mythology. They are a special class of nymphs. Hamadriad born in specific trees and has a very close relationship with the tree which became her residence. If the trees are inhabited dead, then she will die, too. Therefore, Driad and the gods will punish anyone who harm trees. HAMADRÍADE en español!

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teach your kids about mythical creatures from around the world!

50 Mythical Creatures From Around the Globe

teach your kids about mythical creatures from around the world!

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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.

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Which Mythological Greek Villain Are You?

Which Mythological Greek Villain Are You?>> AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH why does she look pretty?

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This is an example of some of the information I found. I also read about specific stories including sirens and their different depictions in other cultures.

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