Scylla vs. Charybdis

Scylla vs. Charybdis — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Scylla and Charybdis


(Greek mythology) a sea nymph transformed into a sea monster who lived on one side of a narrow strait; drowned and devoured sailors who tried to escape Charybdis (a whirlpool) on the other side of the strait


(Greek mythology) a ship-devouring whirlpool lying on the other side of a narrow strait from Scylla