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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 warlike Iolaus, destroyed with the unpitying sword through the plans of Athena the spoil driver. Greek Text

London, British Museum 3205, Bioitian fibula, Herakles and the Hydra


Walters, Catalogue p. 372, fig. 87

Philadelphia, PA, University Museum 75-35-1, Boiotian fibula, Herakles and the Hydra.


American Journal of Archaeology 1911 p. 3 fig. 2

Olympia Museum B 5800: bronze tripod leg fragment with Herakles and the Hydra


G.E. Hatzi, The Archaeological Museum of Olympia (2008), p. 103


Artistic sources edited by R. Ross Holloway, Elisha Benjamin Andrews Professor Emeritus, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown Univ., and Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Univ. of Georgia, September, 2017.

Literary sources edited by Elena Bianchelli, Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, December 2020

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