Hydra - Water Snake

Astronomy

Fixed Stars

Western Mythologies

Babylonians

Egyptians

Phoenicians

Greek

"the offspring of Typhon and Echidna, a gigantic monster with nine heads (the number varies), the centre one immortal. The monster's haunt was the marshes of Lerna near Argos. The destruction of Hydra was one of the 12 Labours of Heracles, which he accomplished with the assistance of Iolaus. As one head was cut off, two grew in its place; therefore, they finally burned out the roots with firebrands and at last severed the immortal head from the body."

Arabic

Indigenous Mythologies

"Q" Celts

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"P" Celts

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Welsh:

Astrocelt 1998

Last updated 09/03/2005