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Cerynian Hind

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Cerynian Hind [r]: A deer with golden horns, according to Greek mythology. It was the third labor of Heracles to capture this creature. [e]

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Photo of a painting with women.
Greek mythology has numerous characters besides weird creatures such as deer with golden horns, and is populated with gods and goddesses, humans, creatures, hybrids, mystical forces, nymphs, winged bullies, and such. These stories have been a vital part of Western civilization and have been source material for Renaissance painters such as Correggio. Pictured: Leda and the Swan.Painting circa 1532.