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Hydra Theme: Legendary Serpents and Dragons

Proposed Name Description Citation Notes
H.1 Apopsis Egyptian demon of chaos, who had the form of a serpent and, as the foe of the sun god, Ra, represented all that was outside the ordered cosmos. britannica.com  
H.2 Bida The flying serpent dragon who completely encircled and guarded the mythical oasis city of Wagadoo mythologydictionary .com  
H.3 Falkor The Luck Dragon in The Neverending Story, 1979 novel by Michael Ende. The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales: G-P, by Donald Haase; Greenwood Publishing Group, 2008. See books.google.com/ books?id=-sj5cJz0_OsC  
H.4 Galaru Yolngu mythical rainbow serpent. mythologydictionary .com  
H.5 Jabberwock A ferocious monster described in the nonsense poem Jabberwocky, which appears in the novel Through the Looking-Glass (1871) by Lewis Carroll. britannica.com  
H.6 Ndengi A snake-god, the creator-god of Fiji. He lives in a cave in the mountains and causes earthquakes when he changes his position. mythologydictionary .com  
H.7 Ryujin Deity of the sea in Japanese mythology, symbolizing the power of the ocean. mythologydictionary .com  
H.8 Smaug Dragon guarding the treasure underneath the Lonely Mountain in The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, first published in 1937. [278] - The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, by Robert Foster; Ballantine Books, New York, 1978.  
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