Results for: Scylla

In The Odyssey

What is Scylla?

Great Detailing, but you missed two thing: Scylla does NOT havea cat's tail, and she does NOT have more than six wolf heads on herwaist. Her heads are six ugly woman faces wit ( Full Answer )
In The Odyssey

Who is Scylla in The Odyssey?

Scylla: sea monster of gray rock Scylla was a six-headed monster in The Odyssey . She lived on a promontory and would eat six men (one for every head) from all the ships that ( Full Answer )
In Health

How did scylla die?

Heracles is said to have killed her, because she had stolen some of the oxen of Geryon; but Phorcys is said to have restored her to life.
In The Odyssey

Is scylla a country?

Scylla is not a country, but a mythical sea monster with 6 heads. Opposite it is Charybdis
In Greek and Roman Mythologies

What does scylla represent?

Scylla, like most sea-related monsters, represented the dangers of the sea. In this case, the passage between Sicily and Italy, which was particularly treacherous.
In Greek and Roman Mythologies

Who is scylla in mythology?

Scylla was an evil sea monster that would attack sailors on their ships as they passed by. A sorceress named Circe turned Scylla, who was a nymph, into a horrible sea monster ( Full Answer )
In Greek and Roman Mythologies

Is scylla real?

No, Scylla is not real. Scylla is a mythological demon in the Odyssey who was once a beautiful naiad, (sea nymph) and Poseidon was attracted to her and so Poseidon's wife foun ( Full Answer )
In Greek and Roman Mythologies

What was the epithet for scylla?

"hermit-crab" (Greek skyllaros ) "dog" and "dog-shark" ( skylax ) "to rend" ( skyllô ).
In The Odyssey

What does Scylla do to ships?

Scylla is the name of a small channel opposite the great whirlpool Charbydis. It's purpose is trap and destroy sailors attempting to avoid the whirlpool. Reported by several ( Full Answer )
In Cnidarians

Is scylla a hydra?

i think scylla is not a hydra because in mythology it never points out that if you chop off her head it grows back. Plus there are theories that scylla was once a beutiful gil ( Full Answer )