Scylla Of Greek Mythology

Posted by Roses on November 25, 2010

There were two Greek legends of Scylla but both are different. But both have been turned to the sea after being transformed. One was transformed to be tortured forever and the other was transformed and tortures every thing.

Nisus the King of Megara

Nisus the King of Megara

One was the princess of Megara. King Nisus was her father and was immortal as long as he kept his lock of red hair within his white hair upon his head. King Minos of Crete decided to attack Megara and to kill King Nisus, But Nisus knew that he would win this battle because he still had his lock of red hair and was undefeatable. The Princess fell in love the King of Crete and decided to help him kill her father.  She felt like she had to prove her love to the King and drugged her father then waited for him to fall asleep then cut the lock of red hair from his head which would mean that he was doomed for death. After Nisus death the kingdom of Megara fell …

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The Kraken

Posted by Roses on November 23, 2010
the kraken taking down a ship

the kraken taking down a ship

The Kraken is one of many mythical creatures but it is one of the most fierce and horrifying sea creatures in history. There have been many if not thousands of sightings of this creature. The last sighting of it was about a century ago. We don’t know if there were or are more then one Kraken or even what the sex is, but studies are still at large for this magnificent yet horrifying creature today. There are certain legends that says that there were two krakens made and that they can not and will not die till the earth itself dies. This creature was said to be able to reach the tallest mast of a  ship and take it down with ease along with its crew. The ship would be torn apart and the ships crew would be drown or eaten by the creature. Marie Celeste was and still is thought to have been victim to the kraken even though it was still in tact but the entire crew …

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