Origin of Heracles
OTHER WORDS FROM HeraclesHer·a·cle·an, adjective
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Heracles goes on his twelve labours, not to better mankind, but to achieve immortality and atone for his own sins.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mythic heroes, especially Heracles, wrestled monsters and wild beasts at the beginning of time.The Olympics Wimps Out on Wrestling and Competition|James Romm|February 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
See Now Then is the story of Mr. and Mrs. Sweet and their two children Persephone and Heracles.
One could have found men who were said to have fought alongside Heracles.
When vengeance has been taken Iris descends from heaven, sent by Hera to stain Heracles with kindred bloodshed.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
Heracles sought him in vain, and the answer of Hylas to his thrice-repeated cry was lost in the depths of the water.
Heracles supports on his shoulders the vault of heaven, while the Titan Atlas brings him the golden apples of the Hesperides.
Are you proceeding to set our Father Zeus on fire, or do you intend to repeat on our unwilling Heracles the rites of canonisation?Hypolympia|Edmund Gosse
Heracles goes to this Rough country to seek for rest; all the waves and billows of his life having—as he thinks now—gone over him.The Eagle's Nest|John Ruskin