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To summarize, they celebrate the fact that the Greeks gave innovative and art-oriented shapes to
legends and myths carried forward from history, the monsters being enormous in size and having
animal and human traits merged onto a terrifying creature. Following the Greek, the Romans
continued the same tradition which originally dates back to the Egypt and Mesopotamia. It is
imperative to note that both the Roman and Greek carried a belief from their Middle Eastern
predecessors that the old monsters gave rise to humans as their off-springs signifying their
parental relationship with mankind. Also, a major ambiguity in understanding monsters stems
from their dual relationship to mankind; one being the epigenetic relationship bearing paternity
and the other being demonic parody of God.
The implication of this parental relationship is that monsters hold a devilish human component in
them. This is problematic because it can lead to idealization of demonic traits in humans.

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