Argus | Argus was a creature with many eyes. This monster played a prominent role in one of the myths of the goddess Hera.
Cerberus | Cerberus was traditionally the guardian of the Underworld. In myth, he was portrayed as a dog with three heads.
Charybdis | In Greek mythology, Charybdis was a deadly whirlpool personified as a female monster.
Chimera | With a body that was one third lion, one third she-goat, and one third serpent, this creature was definitely one frightening beast.
Cyclops | A Cyclops is a giant with a single eye in its forehead. The plural form of this word, incidentally, is Cyclopes.
Echidna | This monster was half beautiful woman and half deadly serpent. It is worth noting that Echidna was the mother of many mythical monsters.
Geryon | The monster known as Geryon had three heads and three bodies. He was ultimately defeated by the hero Herakles.
Gorgons | The trio of terrifying females known collectively as the Gorgons consists of the sisters Euryale, Medusa, and Stheno.
Graiae | These “old women” were the sisters of the Gorgons. The name is also spelled Graeae.
Hydra | The Hydra had a water-serpent body topped by numerous heads.
Ladon | Ladon was the legendary dragon who guarded the area where the apples of the Hesperides were hidden.
Lamia | She was a frightening bogey-woman in Greek mythology.
More Monsters (Medusa - Typhon)