Mythical Creatures

Beasts and creatures from myth and legend are described in high detail here at the Mythical Realm.

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Gods & Goddesses

Divinities are the primary characters in mythical legends of old, and the Mythical Realm would be remiss not to include them in its discourse.

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Legends

The fabric that binds these brave heroes, these majestic and terrible gods and goddesses, these creatures and monsters, legends are the story of ancient peoples’ beliefs.

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Chimaera/Chimera

Chimaera/Chimera

The Chimaera (sometimes spelled Chimera) was said to be a hybrid of three creatures (these being the lion, goat, and serpent). It was a savage, fire-belching beast that destroyed the land and devastated its people until the hero Bellerophon killed it while riding his winged horse Pegasus. The Chimaera has been described as female, as […]

Cerberus

Cerberus

Cerberus was a three-headed hellhound (the poet Hesiod claimed he had 50) with snake-like extremities, a snake for a tail and the claws of a lion. In Greek and Roman mythology, Cerberus was said to have been the offspring of two monsters, Typhon (a fire-breathing serpent) and Echidna (commonly portrayed as an odd juxtaposition of beautiful woman […]

Centaurs

Centaurs

Centaurs, as most often stated in Greek mythological texts, were the offspring of Ixion (son of Ares, God of War), and Nephele (the cloud made in the image of Hera). These amazing creatures had the body of a man from the waist and above, but the body of a horse from the withers to the hindquarters. […]

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