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The Chimaera (or Chimaira) (the offspring of Typhon and Echidna ) the monster killed by Bellerophon . The Chimaera of Arezzo, Etruscan bronze statue 5th century BC, Arezzo, Italy, discovered in 1553, Archeological museum in Firenze, Italy.

When he had received the wicked letter he first commanded Bellerophon to kill that savage monster the chimaera who was not a human being, but a goddess, for she had the head of a lion and the tail of a serpent, while her body was that of a goat, and she breathed forth flames of fire; but Bellerophon slew her, for he was guided by signs from heaven. Homer, The Iliad, Book 6

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