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Which Mythological Greek Villain Are You?

Medusa - Gorgon is one of the oldest and most popular ancient myths. Medusa in Greek mythology is referenced as one of the three Gorgons.

#Mythological Creature - The Harpy by GuthrieArtwork

HARPY [noun] Greek mythology: winged spirits best known for constantly stealing food from Phineas. The literal meaning of the word seems to be “that which snatches” as it comes from the ancient.

Medusa- Queen of the Gorgons, Ancient and primordial goddess, Beautiful and terrifying to behold, Avenger and wards off all those who would trespass, she whose gaze petrifies the hearts of those who hold ill deeds and fear

lulubonanza: “ Medusa by Aly Fell ” [ A gorgeous full length image of a pale skinned medusa, done in an swirly art Nouveau style heavily reminiscent of Alphonse Mucha.

The creature was humanoid, but it's body seemed to be made of woven wood. It's eyes were two glowing holes, and it's hair was  a thick, elegant carpet of moss. It's hands were branches, leaves included, and it's feet were roots that twisted and dragged the thing along as smoothly as if it were walking.

What Mythical Creature Are You?

This reminds me of what the humanoid form of my Baharik dragons look like! Dryad - Monster Squadby Neverheidae (Jayme Neverton)"←This reminds me of Groot from Gardians of the Galaxy.

This fabulous painting perfectly captures the story of Naida and "the sisters." #selkie #thesaltgodsdaughter

I’ve figured it out

megarah-moon: “ “The Selkie” by Jessica Shirley Selkie is simply the Orcadian dialect word for “seal”. So, selkies are a very common sight across Orkney. Heads bobbing above the waves, they are often.

Mishibizhiw (Native American) - As the fastest fresh water creatures, these water panthers can outswim any prey. Their beautiful scales would have many admirers if they weren't such aggressive predators. They are also known to leap out of the water onto prey on land, surprising deer, boar and humanoids that think they are save on dry land as these Water Panthers are amphibious. They often serve Abaia or Ahuizotl.

Creature concept for practice. The Mishibizhiw is a mythological creature from the Native American societies around the Great Lakes region of the U. It's both a creature of the water .

Daily Myth-Inuit: Qalupalik

Daily Myth-Inuit: Qalupalik

made by: Joy-Ang , 'Qalupalik' - (Inuit parents would tell their children tales of the Qualupalik, creepy creatures under the ice, waiting to take disobedient children with them underwater)

Myths have to come from somewhere. However - Warrior women were not just found in the example given but in many other cases as well, also, they were never just a myth, they have always been history, even if the patriarchy has hidden it as much as possible.

Mythical creatures that actually existed…

Myths have to come from somewhere. However - Warrior women were not just found in the example given but in many other cases as well, also, they were never just a myth, they have always been history.

Sirin and Alkonost by Alivis on DeviantArt. Sirin and Alkonost, birds of joy and sorrow. Sirin is a mythological creature of Russian legends, with the head and chest of a beautiful woman and the body of a bird (usually an owl).

Egyptian spirit *** Sirin and Alkonost by Alivis on DeviantArt. Sirin and Alkonost, birds of joy and sorrow. Sirin is a mythological creature of Russian legends, with the head and chest of a beautiful woman and the body of a bird (usually an owl).

Sirin and Alkonost, birds of joy and sorrow, Victor Vasnetsov, 1836. Sirin is a mythological creature of Russian legends, with the head and chest of a beautiful woman and the body of a bird (usually an owl).

(this is persephonish to me) Viktor Vasnetsov, Sirin (left) and Alkonost (right): Birds of Joy and Sorrow 1896

"Daughter of the Sea". Selkies are mythological creatures found in Faroese, Icelandic, Irish, and Scottish folklore. They are said to live as seals in the sea but shed their skin to become human on land. The legend apparently originated on the Orkney and Shetland Islands and is very similar to those of swan maidens.

Tristan Elwell

Elwell, Tristan - Daughter of Sea (Selkie- Seal That Can Become Human), w Seals

Mermaids are mythical and legendary sea-dwelling creatures of European & Asian folklore, resembling a woman, with a human torso, but having a fishtail or tails instead of legs. Mermen are also heard of, but have a secondary role in the lore of the sea. Other similar water spirits include nymphs, dryads, oceanids, hamadryads, naiads, nerieds, oreads, and undines. Mermaids are supposed to be able to lure imaginative, amorous men to destruction by enticing them into the depths .

Gorgeous concept art of Pirates of the Caribbean 4's sultry mermaids

Disney concept art by artist Aaron McBride of character Syrena the mermaid in "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"

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