Chimera

By: Courtney & Luis

Background

  • Chimera was made to terrorize people.
  • Spawn by Typhoeus and Enchinda.
  • Siblings are Cerberus, Lernaean, and Hydra.
  • Live in Lycia
  • It has strength and speed
  • A female/she-goat.
  • Sight of it was a omen of storms, shipwrecks, and natural disasters.
  • Omen- an event regarding good or evil.

Description

  • A lion and goat combined.
  • Has a snake or dragon tail.
  • Breathes fire.
  • One of a kind.
  • Wings.

How she was killed.

  • Killed by Bellerrophon he was sent by King of Caria.
  • A lead-tipped lance down her flaming throat and suffocated.

Lance - a long weapon for thrusting, having a wooden shaft and a pointed steel head.

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Citation

"Chimaera." Chimaera. GreekMythology.comTM., n.d. Web. 18 Mar. 2014. <http://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Creatures/Chimaera/chimaera.html>.


"Chimera (mythology)." Princeton University. CC-BY-SA, n.d. Web. 18 Mar. 2014. <https://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Chimera_%28mythology%29.html>.


Sawyer, Sarah. "Mythic Creature: The Chimera." Sarah Sawyer. Camna, LLC., 9 Mar. 2011. Web. 19 Mar. 2014. <http://www.sarahsawyer.com/2011/03/mythic-creature-the-chimera/>.