While performing this labor he had a terrible struggle with Ladon, and some accounts say that he killed the monster.
It was a far greater contest than that of Hercules with Ladon.
The golden apples grew on a tree guarded by Ladon, the ever-watchful dragon.
The dragon Ladon was not able to defend the apples of Hesperides against Hercules.
The eleventh labour was the fetching of the golden apples, guarded by the dragon Ladon, from the garden of the Hesperides.
Presumably this means the dragon Ladon in the garden of the Hesperides.
The two brigades following in rear (37th and 39th) had a sharp encounter on the 24th at Ladon and Maizires.
It is sleepless Ladon on his high barrier keeping watch and ward over the Hesperian garden.
He pursued and she begged aid of certain nymphs who lived in a houseboat on the river Ladon.
Demeter, at first enraged, afterwards calmed down, and washed herself in the river Ladon by way of purification.