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The ancient Greek Gods and Goddess contain a wealth of stories and legends, wrapped in Myths which typically provide a story with a morale code designed to influence the reader into behaviour as fitting Greek culture of the era.
In this article, we look at Ladon and the myths and legends surrounding Ladon, Ladon relationship to and with other Greek Gods and Goddess and key events and stories which relate to ancient astrology and the changing seasons.
Serpent that guarded the orchard that contained the tree of the Golden Apples, Ladon coiled himself around the tree' trunk with his head, or heads, lingering below the apples ready to strike. The orchard belonged to Hera, the wife of Zeus, and was looked after by the daughters of Atlas the Hesperides. oo