Greek Mythology Monsters. By Ethan Fargo. Monsters of Greek Mythology. Monsters in Greek Mythology usually attacked people or destroyed country sides. All monsters were usually defeated by heroes. Argus.
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Cyclopes were giants and had one eye in the middle of their heads. They made thunderbolts for Zeus. One the cyclopes, Polyphemus, was the son of Poseidon. He lived on an island where Odysseus blinded him.
One of 12 labors of Hercules was to capture the Cretan Bull. It was a white bull. After Hercules captured it, he then let it go and it destroyed the countryside of Marathon, a town in Athens. The bull eventually became a constellation.
Sirens had the head of a woman and wings like a bird. They sang beautiful songs and lived on rocks in the ocean. They made sailors crash. Odysseus found a way around them by filling his crew’s ears with wax.
Echidna was called the mother of all monsters. When she attacked the Olympians, Zeus beat her back. But, Zeus allowed her to live as a challenge to future heroes. She was later killed where she slept by Argus, the hundred-eyed giant.
The chimera had many parts of different animals, such as, a lion, a goat and a snake. It breathed fire. It was defeated by Bellerophon and Pegasus, the horse. They beat the chimera by flying over its head and fire.
Medusa was a Gorgon. Gorgons lived at the edge of the world and had snakes in their hair. One look at their face and a man would turn to stone. Perseus killed Medusa by cutting off her head by tricking her and looking at her reflection.