Thardid Jimbo

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Thardid Jimbo is a character in Australian Aboriginal mythology. He was a cannibal giant, ultimately defeated by the resourcefulness of the family of a hunter he had killed.


  • Rose, Carol (2000), Giants, Monsters, and Dragons: An Encyclopedia of Folklore, Legend, and Myth. New York, W.W. Norton & Co., p. 357. Available on Google Books.
  • Smith, W. Ramsay (1932), Myths and Legends of the Australian Aborigines. Farrar & Rinehart, New York, reprinted by Dover, 2003, p. 273. Excerpts available on Google Books. ISBN 0-486-42709-9.