Herakles

  • (noun): (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality.
    Synonyms: Hercules, Heracles, Alcides

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Herakles (Euripides) - Plot Synopsis
... filled with genealogical detail, Amphitryon outlines the ancestral history of Herakles' and Lycus' families ... about to kill Amphitryon, and—because Megara is the daughter of the lawful king Creon—Herakles' wife Megara and their children ... Herakles cannot help his family, for he is in Hades engaged in the last of his twelve labours bringing back the monster Cerberus who guards the gates there ...
Herakles (film) - Director's Thoughts
... “My most immediate and radical lesson came from what was my first blunder, Herakles ... Learning from your mistakes is the only real way to learn.” "For my first film Herakles I needed a good amount of cash, relatively speaking, because I wanted to start ... I fail, I will fail so hard that I will never recover.'" "Looking back on Herakles today, I find the film rather stupid and pointless, though at the time ...
Herakles (Euripides)
... Herakles (Ancient Greek Ἡρακλῆς μαινόμενος, Hēraklēs Mainomenos, also known as Hercules Furens) is an Athenian tragedy by Euripides that was ... While Herakles is in the underworld obtaining Cerberus for one of his labours, his father Amphitryon, wife Megara, and children are sentenced to death in Thebes by Lycus ... Herakles arrives in time to save them, though the goddesses Iris and Madness (personified) cause him to kill his wife and children in a frenzy ...
Ancient Olympic Games - Origins
... According to the story, the dactyl Herakles (not to be confused with the son of Zeus) and four of his brothers, Paeonaeus, Epimedes, Iasius and Idas, raced ... Olympia and eponymous hero of the Peloponnesus, and Herakles, the son of Zeus ... The story goes that after completing his labors, Herakles established an athletic festival to honor his father ...
Autobiography Of Red
... on the myth of Geryon and the Tenth Labor of Herakles, especially on surviving fragments of the lyric poet Stesichorus' poem Geryoneis ... in photography and in a romance with a young man named Herakles ... Herakles leaves his young lover at the peak of Geryon's infatuation when Geryon comes across Herakles several years later on a trip to Argentina, Herakles' new ...