SIRENS

Sirens were beautiful yet dangerous creatures who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to wreck on the dangerous coast of their island.They were said to have an avian body from the waist down and a woman's body from the waist up.The way the sirens would lure their prey into their trap is by singing a son which hypnotizes the sailors into steering into their island where the would shipwreck and be eaten.the sirens were also considered to be the daughters of achelous the river deity.the Sirens are very good at luring victims to their island but if the mortals who hear there songs are able to pass them they will die.

Interesting Myth About Sirens


No living person has ever heard what the sirens say to lure people to their island but Odysseus becomes the first mortal to live to tell the tale, because he has his men tie him to the mast while they plug their ears and sail on by. And Odysseus hears what they have to say. ("THE SIRENS")

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