The name Iara originates from the word yiara of the extinct Tupi language of the native Brazilians, which stands for the lady of the lake.
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In Greek mythology, Echidna was a Drakaina, a monstrous she-dragon with the head and breasts of a woman and the tail of a coiling serpent.
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In the Sanskrit epic Ramayana, Taraka or Tadaka was a beautiful yaksha princess, the daughter, and the only child of the yaksha king Suketu.
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Chimera, is a fire-breathing female monster from Greek mythology, depicted as a haphazard mish-mash of three animals, with its a lion, a goat, and a dragon or a snake.
18-11-2020 104 times Dibyendu Banerjee
In Norse mythology, Ymir, also known as Aurgelmir, the ancestor of all the mythological giants, was created from the drops of water
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According to Algonquian myth, Wendigo was a hunter who once lost his way in a forest during a brutally cold winter day. As he did not have and could not find anything to eat.
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Gatotkacha can be termed as a half rakshasa, as in the Hindu epic Mahabharata, he was born to the rakshasi or demoness Hidimba and Bhima, the second Pandava.
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In ancient Athenian legends, Gorgon was a female monster produced by Gaea, the personification of the Earth, to help the Titans battle the gods.
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Lamia, the daughter of Poseidon and Lybie, was the queen of Libya and was considered one of the most beautiful women in the world. In some other version of the Greek mythology.
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In Greek legend and literature, the Cyclops, the one-eyed monstrous giants were considered as the children of Uranus, the personification of the sky or heavens
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In Greek mythology, the Harpies were winged monsters with a human female face and youthful long hair, who on their swift wings keep pace with the blasts of the winds.
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According to Greek mythology, born to Queen Pasiphae and a divine bull, Minotaur grew up to be a ferocious monster with the body of a man and the head and tail of a bull.
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According to Hindu legend Ramayana, Kumbhakarna was the younger brother of Ravana, the king of the Rakshsas, ruling the island of Lanka.
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According to Metamorphoses, one of the most important sources of classical mythology, written by ancient Roman poet Ovid, Scylla was a ravishing nymph.
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Manticore was a bloodthirsty quadruped mythical creature with the head of a blue-eyed man, the auburn body of a lion, the stinging tail of a scorpion and occasionally large bat-like wings.
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The story of the mythological creature Medusa is depicted in multiple works by the ancient Greek writers like, Homer, the fifth-century BC lyric poet Pindar.
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In Greek mythology, Hydra Lernaia, more often simply known as Hydra, was described as a gigantic and mighty nine-headed water-serpent.
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Cerberus, also known as the hound of Hades, was a three-headed ferocious dog, guarding the gates of the gloomy Underworld, where only the spirits of the dead were allowed to enter.