Name: Cerbero

Alternate Name: Cerberous

Source: classical

Nature: mythical

Description: Monstrous three-headed dog that guarded the entrance to the underworld in Greek myth. Dante's Cerberus is a doglike beast that torments the gluttons, howling incessantly and mauling the souls.


Doré, Gustave

Doré, Cerberus

Flaxman, John

Flaxman, Cerberus

Vellutello, Alessandro (commissioner)

Vellutello, Gluttons