Geryon

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  • Greek Greek (culture)
  • Giant Giant (attribute)
  • Deadly Deadly (behaviour)

A Giant in Greco-Roman myth. It had three human bodies and three heads with six arms. All these came from a single waist. He was the son of Chrysaor and Callirrhoe. Geryon was the ruler of Eprius and owned a great herd of red oxen where watched over by the guardian Eurythion and his dog Orthos. Hercules had the task of capturing this herd in his twelve tasks.

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