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Journeying the realms of virtu-reality where wo-man strives to decipher the conundrum........Note that: 1) may contain content inappropriate or scary for children. 2)In my ken, all beings thought of being gods are entities from other dimensions with supernatural powers way beyond regular human capacity. This made many people who experienced their presence misconcept them as gods, demi-gods, and.....Things are going to change when proportion of us evolves into 'luminous'
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Galatea, Galateia

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Galateia , whose name means "milk white,"is one of the fifty famous Nereids of Greece.

 

She was loved by the Cyclops* Polyphemus, an ugly giant with one eye in the middle of his forehead...

 

But Galateia rejected him and instead fell in love with a youth named Acis...

 

Polyphemus saw Acis with his beloved, chased the youth, and crushed him with an enormous stone...

 

As Acis died, a stream of water burst forth from the stone and...

 

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Kapre, Agta

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Kapre is a Philippine legendary humanoid that could be characterized as a tree demon (but with more human characteristics).

 

It is described as being a tall (7 to 9 ft), brown, hairy male with a beard.

 

Kapres are normally described as smoking a big tobacco pipe, whose strong smell would attract human attention.

 

Probably, the term kapre comes from the Arabic "kaffir", meaning a non-believer...

 

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Geryon, Geryones

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Geryones was a three-bodied, four-winged giant who dwelt on the red island of Erytheia in the westernmost reaches of the earth-encircling River Ocean...

 

He possessed a fabulous herd of cattle whose coats were tinged red by the light of sunset...

 

Herakles was sent to fetch these by Eurystheus as one of his twelve labours...

 

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Jötunn, Jotunn, Jotun

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Jotunns are Norse scaly frost giants.

 

This race of nature spirits chersish superhuman strength....

 

See Surtur:

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But compare with the Johul:

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See also, Ymir:
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Sasquatch

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The Sasquatch is a variation of the bigfoot race.

 

This cryptid is an ape-like humanoid is from Northern America.

 

Sasquatch walks upright like humans (bipedal). 

 

It is typically described as a creature between six and ten feet in height, who weighs upwards of 500 pounds.

 

The color of his hair ranges from reddish-brown to black, and it is said to have a strong odor.

 

Its brow ridge is low.

 

The creature is believed to be omnivorous and nocturnal, appearing mostly at night, and around shallow water bodies...

 

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bigfoot

 

*Compare with the Yeti:

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Cyclops

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The Cyclops (pl.Cyclopes) is a one-eyed humanoid giant of the three elder Cyclopes (KYKLOPES) of Greece. 

 

With a single, round eye in the middle of the forehead, this beast is strong, stubborn, and 'abrupt of emotion.'

 

The actions of this mono-eyed creature ebb with violence and power.....

 

Supportive:

http://www.theoi.com/Titan/Kyklopes.html

 

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Ziz

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The Ziz in Judaism is a collosal Griffin-like bird 

 

Its wingspan is so big that it stretched the distance of the Earth and of Heaven...

 


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ziz



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Cinnamon bird, Cinnamologus, Cinomolgus, Cynnamolgus, Cinnibird

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The cinnamon bird is a legendary creature probably from Arabia described in various bestiaries as a giant bird that collects cinnamon to build its nests...

 


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Dragoniae 11: Tiamat

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Tiamat is a huge Mesopotamian (Babylonian-Akkadian) female sea-dragon, presumably originating from the Sumerian monster Labbu begot and killed by Enlil...

 

Tiamat personifies the saltwater ocean, the water of Chaos...

 

She created an army of monstrous creatures, which was to be led by her new...

 

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http://www.pantheon.org/articles/t/tiamat.html

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiamat

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**Check the Ajatar:

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See Yam:

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Audhumla, Auðumla, Auðhumbla, Auðhumla

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The primeval cow on whose milk the Giant Ymir fed.

 

She was created from the melting ice at the beginning of time.

 

She sustained herself by licking the salt and hoar frost from the ice of Niflheim.

 

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Au%C3%B0umbla

 

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Johul

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Johul is a Scandinavian Frost Giant whose name means ‘Glacier’.

 

He is the son of Thrym and sibling ot Frosti, ...

 

But see Jötunn:

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and Sartur:

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Xing Tian

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Xing Tian is the Chinese headless giant. 

 

The name originally means the "punished one" or "he who was punished by heaven"......

 

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Contrast with the Blemmyes:

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See also the general type (Anthropophagi)

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