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  • Typo: it should be Lernaean Hydra, shouldn't it?

    January 22, 2008

  • From Greek mythology

    Greek: Λε�?ναία �?δ�?α

    "An ancient nameless serpent-like chthonic water beast that possessed numerous heads— the poets mention more heads than the vase-painters could paint— and poisonous breath (Hyginus, 30). The Hydra of Lerna was killed by Hercules as one of his Twelve Labours" (Wikipedia).

    January 21, 2008