Immortal winged horse that sprang from the head, neck, or blood of Medusa after Perseus decapitated her.
Bird sacred to Apollo.
Fabled Egyptian or Arabian bird that allegedly built a special nest of spices and set itself on fire every 500 years, then rose again from its own ashes.
Mangy-looking bird into which Zeus changed himself to ravish Hera when she pitied the bird and held it to her breast.
Three-headed dog whom Hades chained on the underworld side of the River Styx at the Gate of Hades to stop mortals from entering and dead souls from escaping.
Achilles' famous horse granted the gift of speech by Hera, but it was then struck dumb by the Furies.
Bird sacred to Zeus that was sometimes seen holding the thunderbolt in his claws.
Dog that never failed to catch its quarry.
Bird Philomela was turned into after being raped and mutilated by her sister's husband, Tereus, and taking vegenance upon him.
Bird into which the gods changed Philomela's sister Procne, to help her escape Tereus.
Bird into which the gods changed Tereus.
Bird sacred to Ares.
Odysseus' old, weak, and uncared-for dog that recognizes him when he arrives with Eumaeus at the entrance to the royal house-the dog dies shortly after he recognizes the master he has not seen in 20 years.