Hercules Ladors By: melanie and gabby

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Labor 1 : the Nemean Lion

The nemean lion was a beast people feared. He was killed by Hercules. His first labor was to kill the nemean lion. It was two times bigger than a normals lion. Apollo gave him arrows to kill the lion but it didn't work. So he strangled the lion to death. He used his sharp claws to remove his skin then wore it as a cloak to make him invulnerable.

Information from: www.encyclopedia.com/literature-and-arts/classical-literature-mythology-and-folklore/folklore-and-mythology/nemean-lion

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Labor 2: The Lernean Hydra

The second labor Hercules had to kill the lernean hydra. The lernean hydra was a monster who had many heads but whenever someone cut one off two more would grow to take its place.

information link: www.greekmythology.com

Photo link http://stuffpoint.com/mythical-creatures/image/306004/lernaean-hydra-illustration-wallpaper/

Labor 3: The Hind of Ceryneia

The third labor that hercules had to do. He had to shoot a special deer because it's horn were gold. The type of deer is called the hind of Ceryneia.

Information link: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu

Photo link http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Herakles/hind.html

Labor 4: The erythema boar

It's called this because the boar it lived on the mountain Erymanthus. Every day the boar would come down and destroy everything with his tusks. Hercules brought him back alive.

Information link: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu

Photo link http://mythicalmania.wikia.com/wiki/The_Fourth_Labour_of_Hercules

Labor 5: The Augean Stables

For the fifth labor hercules took the water from the creek and took it through King Augean stables to clean it.

Information link: www.perseus.tufts.edu

Photo link:https://sites.google.com/site/basicgreekmythology/hero-s/hercules/cleaning-the-augean-stables-in-a-single-day

Labor 6: the Stymphalian Birds

Hercules had to chase away a flock of birds in a lake by a town called Stymphalus. When he got to the lake he didn't know he actually was supposed to scare away the birds. Apollo came to help he gave him a pair of clappers to scare them away.

information and photo link: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Herakles/birds.html

Labor 7: the Cretan Bull

After chasing away the birds. He had to kill the cretan bull and with apollo's help that what he did.

Photo and information link http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Herakles/bull.html

Labor 8: Man-eating horses of Diomedes

After killing the bull Hercules went to some volunteers to tend to the horses. A horse went and dragged around a volunteer named Abderus until he died. But Hercules fought Bistones and killed Diomedes in memory of him

photo and information link: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Herakles/horses.html

Labor 9: Hercules fought the Amazons

His next labor he had to bring the King the belt of Hippolyte who was the queen of the amazons. Hercules knew he couldn't fight the amazon by himself so he got a ship of people to help.

Photo and information link: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Herakles/amazon.html

Labor 10: The cattle of Geryon

Hercules split a mountain into two known as Gates or Pillars. a two headed dog attack hercules so he bashed it with his club.

photo and information link: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Herakles/cattle.html

Labor 11: the apples of the Hesperides

The king commanded golden apples from zeus. They were guarded by a dragon. He was sentenced by zeus with a horrible fate but got the apples.

Photo and info link http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Herakles/apples.html

Labor 12: cerberus

Hercules had to go to the underworld and kidnap the beast. He did kidnap and bring it back as his last task.

Link http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Herakles/apples.html

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