Mythological creatures have fascinated the world for centuries. The sirens are one of the mythological fantasies. The current image of the mermaid is generally that of a beautiful woman who is half human and half fish. The creatures that inhabit the sea are often depicted wearing nothing but shell bikini tops with long hair and loose. There are numerous Hollywood movies and cartoons based on the belief that these mythological creatures are real and live in the oceans around the world.
Beings is first mentioned in the first century by an author named Roman Pliny the Elder. In his writings, he referred to an animal that had the body of a snake and a crown. The creature is often referred to as a basilisk. Original description that became the body of a serpent with a human head. Legends quickly surrounded the mythical being, and many were frightened of the basilisk. It has been said that the animal look could kill a man. Historians speculate that in the sea, Pliny was really what we now know as a manatee.
In the V century, the horn had become widely known as a creature that was half woman and half fish. During this period, is presented as very unattractive. As the passage of centuries the sirens were seen in a totally different light. The Middle Ages led to clashes with Christianity pagan beliefs. Christians used their influence to change the perception of people in a series of mythical creatures. The sirens were described as beautiful creatures that were very promiscuous. The inhabitants of the sea without sense used their tricks to lure sailors to their ships and ultimately death. This legend has earned the title of the mermaid creature doubtful.
Throughout history, the siren calls are often mentioned by men in positions of power. Christopher Columbus and Henry Hudson, the view that the phenomenon witnessed at sea. Each has a different opinion about how he saw the mermaid, but both agree that it was not as pretty as previously thought. This is the time of the murderers of the man who supposedly became playful creatures who live beneath the sea. Numerous reports include the capture and subsequent death of sea creatures.