- nine dog-headed monsters, inhabiting the sea, who as great artisans crafted the sickle of Cronus and the trident of Poseidon.
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Like the Curetes and Telchines they are mythical types of prehistoric workmen and architects, and as such the objects of worship.
After the Telchines, the Heliadæ136 were said, according to fabulous accounts, to have occupied the island.