The Lernaean Hydra In Greek Myth

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In Greek mythology the Lernaean Hydra lived in the murky waters of a swamp near the well of Amymone in the country of Lerna. It would come out and terrorize the people on the countryside. The immortal nine-headed creature had deadly blood and venomous breath. However only 1 of its nine heads were immortal the other eight could be killed. This helps enforce that the Hydra was undefeatable. It wasn’t easy to slay it because most people worked alone as to not share any glory and to get as much wealth as they could milk out of the fame. If you tried to attack one head the others destroyed you, with 7 heads breathing poison on you, your death will be inevitably and excruciatingly painful. This fact didn’t deter many a brave men and women, they

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