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As I am preparing my post about my roundtrip through Greece, I often stumble upon the Greek mythology and find horrible creatures ! Here for example are 13 Giants. I only can say that the Greeks had action in the past ! Father eat his children, giants throw mountains at each other etc.etc.
13 horrible Giants of the Greek mythology
1. AGRIUS (Agrios) A man-eating Thracian giant who was half man and half bear.
2. ALOADAE (Aloidai) Twin giants who attempted to storm heaven by piling mountains one upon the other.
3. ARGOS PANOPTES A hundred-eyed giant who was set by Hera to guard the maiden Io but was slain by Hermes. Remark : A dream for an optician !
4. ANTAEUS (Antaios) A gigantic Libyan king who wrestled to death all visitors to his realm until he was slain by Heracles.
5. BRIAREUS One of the three hundred-handed Hecatoncheires. So many gloves to wear !!
6. CHARBYDIS (Kharybdis) A monstrous daughter of Poseidon who was chained to the sea floor by the gods where her inhalations formed a deadly whirlpool. Think of it when you sit in your whirlpool !
7. CHRYSAOR (Khrysaor) A giant born from the neck of the beheaded Gorgon Medusa. Has anybody given birth through the neck ?
8. CYCLOPES YOUNGER (Kyklopes) A tribe of one-eyed cannibalistic giants who shepherded flocks of sheep on the island of Sicily. (see the wories they had with their daughters below !)
9. GERYON (Geryones) A three-bodied giant who dwelt on the sunset isle at the ends of the earth. Must have cost a fortune to dress him !
10. HECATONCHEIRES (Hekatonkheires) Three immortal giants with a hundred arms and fifty heads, who assisted Zeus in the War of the Titans. They were afterwards appointed as guards for the gates of Tartarus. Imagine the work of the hairdresser !
11. OREUS A man-eating Thracian giant who was half-man and half-bear.
12. ORION A gigantic hunter with the ability to walk on water. He was slain by Gaea or Artemis for some offence and placed amongst the stars as a constellation.
13. TYPHOEUS A monstrous, fire-breathing giant with serpentine legs and a hundred bestial heads.
After reading this, it's time to see a horror movie !