Empusa (Chthonic Vampiric Deity) demi goddess

Underworld Entity 

(Ἔμπουσα), a monstrous underworld spirit or spirits with flaming hair, the leg of a goat and a leg of bronze. They are also servants of Hecate.1)sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Greek_mythological_figures#Chthonic_deities


Empusa (Ancient Greek: Ἔμπουσα, Empousa, of unknown meaning[1]) is a demigoddess of Greek mythology. In later incarnations she appeared as a species of monsters commanded by Hecate (known in English as an empuse).[2][3][4]

She is often associated or grouped with the demigoddesses Lamia and Mormo, who were likewise related as a kind of spectres in later mythology (the lamias and mormolyceas, respectively).

Empusa was the beautiful daughter of the goddess Hecate and the spirit Mormo. She feasted on blood by seducing young men as they slept (see sleep paralysis), before drinking their blood and eating their flesh. When she spotted a man sleeping on the road, she attacked him, little to know he was Zeus, king of the gods. Zeus woke and visited his wrath on her and Empusa was killed. [5] Empusa is pictured as wearing brazen slippers and bearing flaming hair. By folk etymology, her name was said to mean “one-footed” (from Greek *έμπούς, *empous: en-, one + pous, foot). This gave rise to the iconography of a one-legged hybrid, with a donkey‘s leg and a brass prosthetic leg.[6]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empusa

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Empusa (Chthonic Vampiric Deity) demi goddess
Name Empusa (Chthonic Vampiric Deity) demi goddess
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Half-Siblings

Name Birth Death
Scylla (child of Hecate)asdasds   

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1. sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Greek_mythological_figures#Chthonic_deities

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