18 Top Mythological Creatures: The Most Dangerous Monsters


The Harpy is a creature from Greek and Roman mythology. They are depicted as a half-bird and half-man personification of storm winds. They have the face of a maiden, a pale face and long claws in their hands. Their name literally means “snatchers” or “swift robbers”. They are depicted as hideous creatures which inhabit the seventh ring of hell where the souls of people who have attempted or committed suicide are transformed into thorny trees and fed upon by Harpies.