Category:Cerberus (mythology)

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Cerberus (Greek: Kerberos): Three-headed dog (also depicted with two heads or just one) tasked to watch the gates of the Greco-Roman mythological underworld. Most occurrences of Cerberus in ancient literature revolve around the threat of Cerberus being overcome to allow a living being access to the underworld; in the Aeneid Cerberus was lulled to sleep after being tricked into eating drugged honeycakes and Orpheus put the creature to sleep with his music. Defeating Cerberus was one of Herakles' Twelve Labours.

guardian of Hell
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