Cacus


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Cacus

fire-breathing giant monster. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 49]

Cacus

Vulcan’s three-headed, thieving son. [Rom. Myth.: Benét, 154]
References in classic literature ?
The host fancied he called him Castellan because he took him for a "worthy of Castile," though he was in fact an Andalusian, and one from the strand of San Lucar, as crafty a thief as Cacus and as full of tricks as a student or a page.
Ah, this gentleman is a Hercules killing Cacus, a Perseus freeing Andromeda.