Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

CHIMERA

Greek Demoness

Also known as Chimaera, Khimaira

Monstrous daughter of Typhon, Echidna, and some weird and unsavory sex toy

She is a vicious mix-and-match monster without the match. Part goat, snake and lion, with three heads at the last count, she is a fire-breathing horror who ravaged the living daylights out of her surroundings.

She was killed by Bellerophon, a hero, whose boasting of the event led to his downfall.

The word ‘chimera’ has now become a byword for fabulous and fantastic — but utterly mixed-up — ideas.

Chimera Facts and Figures

Name: Chimera
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Chimaera, Khimaira

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

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1187

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

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