Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

CHARYBDIS

Greek Destruction Goddess

Also known as Kharybdis

Whirlpool with a bottomless appetite

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.

Charybdis Facts and Figures

Name: Charybdis
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Kharybdis

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Destruction
Area of expertise: Destruction

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1126

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Article last revised on September 05, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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