Basilisk

The Basilisk is a popular imaginary creature of mine and one that I vividly remember from my childhood. In one book of creatures that I had, the basilisk was portrayed as having the head of a chicken or cockerel and the body of a snake – though this is not...

Acephali

Acephali simply means “headless” or “without head” in Ancient Greek (from Ancient Greek: ἀκέφαλοι “headless”, singular ἀκέφαλος akephalos from ἀ- a-, “without”, and κεφαλή kephalé, “head”). And as such, if...