Labor X: The Cattle of Geryoneus (page 403, with art)

Chapter 13: Herakles Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Chest of Kypselos from temple of Hera at Olympia (known through Pausanias’ description and modern reconstructions) ♠ Pausanias Description of Greece 5.19.1 Then comes the combat between Heracles and Geryones, who is represented as three men joined to one another. Greek Text Detail … Continue reading Labor X: The Cattle of Geryoneus (page 403, with art)

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Labor II: The Lernaian Hydra (page 384 lower, with art)

Chapter 13: Herakles Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Hesiod, Theogony 313-18 And again she [Echidna] bore a third, the evil-minded Hydra of Lerna, whom the goddess, white-armed Hera nourished, being angry beyond measure with the mighty Heracles. And her Heracles, the son of Zeus, of the house of Amphitryon, together with … Continue reading Labor II: The Lernaian Hydra (page 384 lower, with art)

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Labor I: The Nemean Lion (page 384 upper, with art)

Chapter 13: Herakles Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Rome, Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia 50406 (M472): Attic black-figure amphora with Herakles wrestling lion, his bent, useless sword beneath lion; Iolaos (on left) and Athena (on right) encourage Herakles P. Mingazzini, Vasi della Collezione Castellani: Catalogo (1930), pl. 65.1 Beazley Archive … Continue reading Labor I: The Nemean Lion (page 384 upper, with art)

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