MATH 017 Monsters I

Skye Research

ICHTHYOCENTAURS a Greek monster. Portrayed in classical Greek statues, these humanoid sea beings were curious-looking centaurs with human torsos, equine fore-legs and the tail of a fish. They are also known as sea-centaurs.

IKO TURSO is a Finnish sea monster. It is also known as the ox of death, or the demon of diseases. It has 1000 heads and lives on the brink. It hails from the land of Pohjola where it is forever cold. It s the heart of all evil. Word for octopus in Finnish is derived from this name. Pure evil in sea monster form, this octopus or walrus-esque character was the god of both disease and war in Finnish myths.

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