">
Godchecker's mythology encyclopedia

CHARYBDIS
Also known as KHARYBDIS

Daughter of [POSEIDON], she got into trouble by stealing oxen from [HERACLES].

Well, a girl has to eat and she got fed up with seafood. HERACLES tittle-tattled to dad, ZEUS hit her with a thunderbolt and she is now a huge whirlpool. Now she staves off her hunger by swallowing whole ships.

  • Share this page:

Article last updated on 12 February 2004
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

COPYRIGHT © 1999-2013. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Please mention Godchecker.com when praying to deities.

Godchecker's article on Charybdis is based on material from ancient texts, original references and our own research. We strive for accuracy and update regularly with new information. If you spot a mistake please contact us and we'll try to fix it.


Suggested further reading...
ABOUT CHARYBDIS : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : CHARYBDIS
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : KHARYBDIS
Popularity index : 528

Join the Godchecker mailing list

Stay in the loop with Godchecker updates. You can unsubscribe at any time.
We are often asked about merchandise. Can we supply the latest Charybdis graphic novel, book or comic? Not to mention role-playing games (RPG), video games, Charybdis movies on DVD, BluRay and so on. To purchase such goodies we suggest you search for a dedicated mythology-based online store - or try Amazon, Ebay or other reputable websites. We offer a wide range of our own merchandise in our online GodShop, but we don't currently sell third party items. Yet!

Visitors often email us asking about Charybdis statues, sculptures or carved figurines of Charybdis. We regret we cannot assist with identifying such items.




PRESS or MEDIA enquiries? Contact us here.

REPRODUCTION REQUESTS. This site is copyright and all rights are reserved. If you wish to use our material in your essay, book, article or project, please consult our permissions information page.

SUPPORT THE GODS. Found this site useful? Consider donating a few pennies to the Godchecker Temple Roof Fund.



The Gods told us to do it.
up
THE A-Z OF GREEK GODS
The Complete List of GREEK GODS...

Can't find the Greek God you want? Try searching our Holy Database...

JOIN OUR MAILING LIST


CONTACT US