Monsters of Greek Mythology, Volume One

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Monsters of Greek Mythology

Volume 1

Bernard Evslin

Contents

AMYCUS

CHAPTER I

The Feud

CHAPTER II

The Crater

CHAPTER III

Owl and Seal

CHAPTER IV

The Crystal Smithy

CHAPTER V

A Monster Is Born

CHAPTER VI

Wingless Dragons

CHAPTER VII

The Spartan Twins

CHAPTER VIII

Jason, the Healer

CHAPTER IX

The Assassin

CHAPTER X

The Scorching

CHAPTER XI

Hero Meets Monster

ANTEUS

CHAPTER I

Cannibal Stew

CHAPTER II

Sport for the Gods

CHAPTER III

Gaia's Spell

CHAPTER IV

Bowman, Banger, Butcher

CHAPTER V

Hera's Grudge

CHAPTER VI

Landfall in Libya

CHAPTER VII

Gobi

CHAPTER VIII

Mordo and Kell

CHAPTER IX

A Gift of Fire

CHAPTER X

Hero Meets Monster

THE CALYDONIAN BOAR

CHAPTER I

Birth of the Boar

CHAPTER II

Give Her to the Mountain

CHAPTER III

The Wild Child

CHAPTER IV

Gain, Loss, and Revenge

CHAPTER V

The Fatal Crones

CHAPTER VI

A Prince, a Hag, and Two Evil Uncles

CHAPTER VII

The Simba Hound

CHAPTER VIII

A Death and a Promise

CHAPTER IX

The Bear's Sister

CHAPTER X

Two Jealousies

CHAPTER XI

The Monster

CERBERUS

CHAPTER I

The Serpent-Woman's Pup

CHAPTER II

Hades' Visit

CHAPTER III

The Shark Hunter

CHAPTER IV

The Fisherman's Daughter

CHAPTER V

Glaucus

CHAPTER VI

Wild Boars

CHAPTER VII

Hecate's Idea

CHAPTER VIII

Decoy and Death

CHAPTER IX

The Body on the Rocks

CHAPTER X

Conference in Hell

CHAPTER XI

Hera and the Harpy

CHAPTER XII

Zeus Complains

CHAPTER XIII

Revolt of the Dead

CHAPTER XIV

Blood on the Meadow

CHAPTER XV

The Gates of Hell

CHAPTER XVI

The Three-Headed Sentinel

THE CHIMAERA

CHAPTER I

Monster and Monarch

CHAPTER II

The Smallest Archer

CHAPTER III

The Horse-Breaker

CHAPTER IV

The Warning

CHAPTER V

The Tormented Land

CHAPTER VI

The Blind Seer

CHAPTER VII

The Mad King

CHAPTER VIII

A Gathering Doom

CHAPTER IX

Hooves of Death

CHAPTER X

Anteia

CHAPTER XI

The Hunt Begins

CHAPTER XII

Dangerous Passage

CHAPTER XIII

The Ghost Returns

CHAPTER XIV

The Winged Horse

CHAPTER XV

The Chimaera

THE CYCLOPES

CHAPTER I

The Maiming

CHAPTER II

The Sickle

CHAPTER III

The Betrayals

CHAPTER IV

The Cannibal God

CHAPTER V

Zeus

CHAPTER VI

Underground

CHAPTER VII

Family Reunion

CHAPTER VIII

The Magic Weapons

CHAPTER IX

Before the Battle

CHAPTER X

Different Fires

CHAPTER XI

To Death and Back

CHAPTER XII

Ulysses and the Cyclops

THE DRAGON OF BOEOTIA

CHAPTER I

The Curse

CHAPTER II

The High Council

CHAPTER III

The Abduction of Europa

CHAPTER IV

The Lizard's Ambition

CHAPTER V

The Titan

CHAPTER VI

On the Peak

CHAPTER VII

The Spider

CHAPTER VIII

The Three Fates

CHAPTER IX

The Smith God

CHAPTER X

A New Dragon

CHAPTER XI

Journey to Boeotia

CHAPTER XII

Fighting the Dragon

CHAPTER XIII

The Buried Teeth

THE FURIES

CHAPTER I

Trouble in Heaven

CHAPTER II

The Furies

CHAPTER III

The Angry Titan

CHAPTER IV

The Stolen Sun

CHAPTER V

The High Council

CHAPTER VII

Dione

CHAPTER VIII

Sorcery Lessons

CHAPTER IX

Salmoneus

CHAPTER X

Jealousy

CHAPTER VI

Judgment Day

CHAPTER XI

Athena

CHAPTER XII

Final Enchantments

GERYON

CHAPTER I

The Three Fates

CHAPTER II

Bats on the River Bank

CHAPTER III

The Suitors

CHAPTER IV

The War God

CHAPTER V

Queen of the Pygmies

CHAPTER VI

A Vengeful Goddess

CHAPTER VII

Abduction

CHAPTER VIII

The First Massacre

CHAPTER IX

The River's Ally

CHAPTER X

Send a Storm!

CHAPTER XI

The Trial of Hercules

CHAPTER XII

Clam and Gull

CHAPTER XIII

Hero Meets Monster

HECATE

CHAPTER I

Death's Domain

CHAPTER II

The Poet

CHAPTER III

The Cannibal Gods

CHAPTER IV

His Song Is a Mischief

CHAPTER V

The Hag Hovers

CHAPTER VI

Eurydice

CHAPTER VII

The Healer

CHAPTER VIII

The Strangler

CHAPTER IX

The Singing Head

CHAPTER X

The Rebel Shade

CHAPTER XI

The Descent

CHAPTER XII

A Hellish Baffle

About the Author

AMYCUS

This tale of the brass-headed giant

is dedicated to my son TOM,

whose head is of purest gold

Characters

Monsters

Amycus

(AHM ih kuhs)

Giant brass-headed maniac

The Cyclopes

(SY klahps)
sing
.

(SY kloh peez)
plur
.

Huge one-eyed smiths, powerful servants of the gods

Brontes

(BRAHN teez)

Amycus's father, the cleverest of the Cyclopes

Ludo

(LOO doh)

Another Cyclops

Wingless Dragons

Giant flame-spitting lizards

Gods

Zeus

(ZOOS)

King of the Gods

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