The Khimaira

The Khimaira (Χιμαιρα) is a child of Typhon and Echidna. It was slain by Bellerophon.


Typhon & Ekhidna


The Khimaira had a head of a lion, and in some depictions, the head of a goat in addition to the lion, the body of a goat, or a lion, and the tail of a living serpent. This beast is able to breathe fire as well as give a poisonous bite. 


The lion and goat heads are able to breathe fire. The serpent gives a poisonous bite to make it more dangerous.


Khimaira was finally slain by the joint effort Bellerophon and Pegasus.



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