Name: Scylla

Origin and Meaning of the Name Scylla

  • Meaning:
    She who rends; puppy
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    (SIL a)
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    Itself (Scylla)
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    In Greek mythology Amphitrite, angered by Poseidon's interest in Scylla, changed her into a monstrous six-headed dog. Really, the dog-headed creature is another aspect of Amphitrite herself, as the death goddess Hecate.

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