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Typhon

Son of Typhoeus, the giant with a hundred heads. He was so tall that he touched the skies with his head. His offspring were Gorgon, Geryon, Cerberus, and the hydra of Lerne. Like Ins father, he lies buried under Etna. (Homer: Hymns.) (See Giants.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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