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  1. Lerna: In classical Greece, Lerna was a region of springs and a former lake near the east coast of the Peloponnesus, south of Argos. Its site near the village Mili at the Argolic Gulf is most famous as the lair of the Lernaean Hydra, the chthonic many-headed water snake, a creature of great antiquity when Heracles killed it, as the second of his labors. The strong Karstic springs remained; the lake, diminished to a silt lagoon by the 19th century, has vanished.
  2. Lerna is a village in Coles County, Illinois, United States. The population was 286 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Charleston–Mattoon Micropolitan Statistical Area.
  3. Lerna is a former municipality in Argolis, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Argos-Mykines, of which it is a municipal unit. The seat of the municipality was Myloi. Population 3,042.


Lerna is a genus of moth in the family Arctiidae.

Phrases with Lerna

  1. Eurema Lerna
  2. Limenitis Lerna
  3. Metaphycus Lerna
  4. Species Eurema Lerna
  5. Limenitis Erotica Lerna
  6. Species Metaphycus Lerna
  7. Subspecies Limenitis Erotica Lerna

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Google previewThe Prometheus Bound of Aeschylus (1883)

by Aeschylus

Λέων( Lerna is a small marshy district, south of, and about five miles distant from, Argos. In this part of the Argive plain there are numerous copious springs; and the traditional story that here Herakles slew the hundred-headed Hydra arose from ...

Google previewDictionary of Classical Mythology (2014)

by Jennifer R. March

Lerna. A monster, theoffspring of ECHIDNA and TYPHON, and possibly the mother of the CHIMAERA (Hesiod, Theogony 313–19; a little uncertain because ofan ambiguous pronoun at319). HERA herself hadnurtured itinher angeragainst ...

Google previewBibliotheca classica: or, A classical dictionary, by J. and T. Dymock (1833)

by John Dymock, Thomas Dymock

Lerna, a», /. a grove and lake of Argulis. The lake is now called the Lake of Molini . It is a small, marshy pool, overgrown with reeds and other aquatic plants. The stream which issues from it turns some mills, on which account it is called Muku.

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