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Hydra is also the largest of the modern [[constellation]]s and was among the 48 listed by [[Ptolemy]]
 
Hydra is also the largest of the modern [[constellation]]s and was among the 48 listed by [[Ptolemy]]
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A hydra is a dragon with seven heads. This is one of the creatures in Greek mythology that Hercules defeated. Many people have a hydra as part of their device and it is seen often in medieval heraldry.

Hydra is also the largest of the modern constellations and was among the 48 listed by Ptolemy

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