Some articles on chimera:
... the Iliad, Homer attributes the rearing of Chimera to Amisodorus ... Hesiod's Theogony follows the Homeric description he makes the Chimera the issue of Echidna "She was the mother of Chimaera who breathed raging fire, a creature fearful, great, swift-footed and strong, who had three ... The Chimera is generally considered to have been female (see the quotation from Hesiod above) despite the mane adorning its lion's head, the inclusion of a close mane often was ...
Famous quotes containing the words appears and/or chimera:
“Lost at night in an immense forest, I only have a small light to guide me. A man appears who tells me: My friend, blow out your candle in order to find your way. This man is a theologian.
The sea, fluid garden filled with animals and plants.”
—Alfred Döblin (18781957)
“What a chimera then is man. What a novelty! What a monster, what a chaos, what a contradiction, what a prodigy. Judge of all things, imbecile worm of the earth; depositary of truth, a sink of uncertainty and error: the pride and refuse of the universe.”
—Blaise Pascal (16231662)