Definition of Geryon
1. Noun. (Greek mythology) a mythical monster with three heads that was slain by Hercules.
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Literary usage of Geryon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Classical Studies in Honour of Henry Drisler by Henry Drisler (1894)
"The objects, to which I refer, are the fragments of one large statue of geryon and two small ones, together with a bas-relief representing the attack of ..."
2. A Hand-book to the Order Lepidoptera by William Forsell Kirby (1897)
"Sphinx geryon, Hübner, Eur. Schmett, ii. figs. 130131 (1818 ? ... Procris geryon, Buckler, Larvae of Brit. Lepid. ii. p. 91, pi. 18, fig. ..."
3. History of Art in Phœnicia and Its Dependencies by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1885)
"... made no attempt to lessen its difficulties or to adapt it for plastic treatment. There is nothing in the myth of geryon to suggest a Phoenician origin. ..."