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Water Gods In Distinctive Cultures And Mythologies

We find him coming to his aid when emergency demanded, and often rendering him worthwhile help against his opponents. On the other hand, his alone was the energy of stilling the angry waves, of soothing the troubled waters, and granting protected voyages to mariners. The slaying of the nine-headedLernaean Hydra is a different favorite tale. In this story, our hero deals with one fire-breathing monster with a number of serpent heads that when one particular head was reduce off, two would grow in its location. Hera had sent it in the hope it would destroy Heracles’ home city since she...