The Centaur The centaurs of Greek mythology are creatures that are part human and part horse. They are usually portrayed with the torso and head of a human, and the body of a horse. Centaurs are the followers of the wine god Dionysus and are well known for drunkenness and carrying off helpless young maidens. They inhabited Mount Pelion in Thessaly, northern Greece. According to one myth, they are the offspring of Ixion, the king of Lapithae (Thessaly), and a cloud.
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Excellent article with pictures about the Centaur. Covers the history of the Centaur and modern days Centaur in movies.
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Did you know that in Greek Mythology there were some very famous centaurs? Here is a link to their names and why they were famous
Good information about Centaurs - Monstrous has some great information about centaurs and about many other creatures.
MonstroVery in depth page about these creatures. If you are doing a report this is a good research reference.
Centaur Pictures, animations and more - Lots and lots of fun resources to centaurs including animations, poems and more.