Hydra Terms

The Hydra was a mythical monster in Greece with 7 or 9 heads. Other accounts speak of 100 heads. The Hydra which lived in the swamps near to the ancient city of Lerna in Argolis, was a terrifying monster which like the Nemean lion was the offspring of Echidna (half maiden - half serpent), and Typhon (had 100 heads), other versions think that the Hydra was the offspring of Styx and the Titan Pallas. Cited from Website Enyclopedia Mythica. Other accounts claim 50-1000 heads.