As the Achæans were willing to accept these terms they invited Kleomenes to a conference at Lerna.
Hercules's second labor was to kill the Hydra, a nine-headed monster that infested the marshes of Lerna.
This monster dwelt in the swamp of Lerna, but came occasionally over the country, destroying herds and laying waste the fields.
He indeed is called by birth a Mycenan, and he dwells at the streams of Lerna, the king Hippomedon.
For foiled ambition is the hydra-headed monster of the Lerna marsh.
Its haunt was a hill beneath a plane tree near the river Amymone, in the marshes of Lerna by Argos.
Pacheco greatly distinguished himself, with Hernando de Lerma or Lerna, who was a captain.
The expiatory purifications performed at this place by persons guilty of crimes gave rise to the proverb, “A Lerna of evils.”
This monster infested the neighbourhood of Lerna, where she committed great depredations among the herds.
We learn from Palphatus, that according to some of the antient mythologists, Cadmus was the person, who slew the serpent at Lerna.