noun Classical Mythology.
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Example sentences from the Web for eurystheus
The first labor that Eurystheus assigned to Hercules was to bring him the skin of the Nemean lion.Myths and Legends of All Nations|Various
And thus, as the word of the mighty Zeus was irrevocable, Heracles became the subject and servant of his cousin Eurystheus.Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome|E.M. Berens
They sit as suppliants at an altar from which Copreus, herald of their persecutor Eurystheus, tries to drive them.
The King decides to respect the suppliants, bidding Copreus defy Eurystheus in his name.
Eurystheus imposed upon Heracles the task of clearing out all his stalls unaided in one day.