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Ancient Greek mythology:

"In ancient Greek mythology, Lamia (/ˈleɪmiə/; Greek: Λάμια) was a beautiful queen of Libya who became a child-eating daemon. Aristophanes claimed her name derived from the Greek word for gullet (λαιμός; laimos), referring to her habit of devouring children.

In the myth, Lamia is a mistress of the god Zeus, causing Zeus' jealous wife, Hera, to kill all of Lamia's children and transform her into a monster that hunts and devours the children of others. Another version has Hera merely stealing away all of Lamia's children and it being Lamia herself, losing her mind from grief and despair, who starts stealing and devouring others' children out of envy, the repeated monstrosity of which transforms her into a monster on its own.

Some accounts say she has a serpent's tail below the waist. This popular description of her is largely due to Lamia, a poem by John Keats composed in 1819. Antoninus Liberalis uses Lamia as an alternate name for the serpentine drakaina Sybaris; however, Diodorus Siculus describes her as having nothing more than a distorted face. Later traditions referred to many lamiae; these were folkloric monsters similar to vampires and succubi that seduced young men and then fed on their blood."

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Sharkwoman87 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
So beautiful and dangerous. Who can resist her? :D
Really great work :clap:
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Lvcifera Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015
Thank you so much. 
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Sharkwoman87 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Most welcome :D
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13devilgirl13 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome, simply awesome!
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Lvcifera Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
Thank you. Black Rose 
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13devilgirl13 Featured By Owner May 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You're most welcome :D
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VladNoxArt Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing work Applaud fella (Reactions) by Ehsartem
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Lvcifera Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
Thank you. Black Rose 
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peterg666666 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015   Interface Designer
Stunning Rose 
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Lvcifera Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
Thank you. Black Rose 
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peterg666666 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015   Interface Designer
 Rose Bullet (Flipped) - F2U! 
  a lot of happiness
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JPMNeg Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015

Absolutely love what you did with this.

Seeing the original I wouldn't even think of changing her hair. 

You have great vision, incredible work!! 

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Lvcifera Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
Thank you so much. Heart  Glad that you like it. :) (Smile) 
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ralfw666 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015   Digital Artist
sexy and creepy at the same time! :clap:
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Lvcifera Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
Right.  :) (Smile)  Thank you for your comment. Heart 
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Frost-DeWinter Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I agree, very royo-esque. Nice work
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Lvcifera Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
 Really? I'm not sure if we have similar work *Giggle* 

Thank you. Heart 
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BadAliceIllustration Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Stunning! Reminds me of Luis Royo <3
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Lvcifera Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
Thank you. Black Rose 
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pjenz Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome work :heart:
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Lvcifera Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
Thank you. Black Rose 
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pjenz Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
so very welcome :heart:
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DSR419SD Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Evilly fine art! Great job Girl!
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Lvcifera Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
Thank you. Black Rose 
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DSR419SD Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Your devilishly welcome! ^ ^
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Lukoark Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lamias are 2scary4me. creepy child eating demon snakes.
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