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Handy sign for heroes or gods seeking Hydras or bottomless lakes. Scene from Wrath of the Gods.

Lerna (LUR-nuh). Village where the "Spring of the Hydra" is still pointed out today. Mythologically it was in the swamps of Lerna that Heracles, as one of his Labors, killed the many-headed Hydra. The bottomless Alcyonian Lake, through which the god Dionysus gained access to the Underworld to rescue his mother from the dead, was also in the vicinity of Lerna.