Griffin, Griffon, Gryphon in Mythology

Gryphon run by BronzeHalo

Gryphon Run by BronzeHalo No matter how it’s spelled, there’s no denying the vitality, ferocity, courage and nobility of this most majestic of mythical creatures! Although I suppose I could be a little biased… Dating as far back as 3000 B.C., in Ancient Egyptian and Iranian art, the Gryphon is said …

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Chiron (Pronounced Kai-RON/ˈkaɪrən/; also Cheiron or Kheiron; Greek: Χείρων “hand”[1]) was a centaur, but unlike other centaurs, he was directly descended from the titan Cronus. Cronus had disguised himself as a horse to seduce Philyra (an Oceanid sea nymph) so his wife Rhea would not discover the affair. As an interesting side note, …

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