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Heracles’s Second Labour: Lernaean Hydra

Heracles’s Second Labour: Lernaean Hydra Related Packages / Tours: Four Labours of Heracles   Book the tour here The Lernaean Hydra was, in Greek mythology, a serpent-like water monster with reptilian characteristics and traits and, like the Nemean lion, was the offspring of Echidna (half maiden – half serpent), and Typhon. Its lair was the lake of Lerna in the Argolid,[…]

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Heracles’s First Labour: the Nemean Lion

Heracles’s First Labour: the Nemean Lion Related Packages / Tours: Four Labours of Heracles Archaeological Treasures of Athens, Argolid and Corinthia The Treasures of the Argolid Book the tour here The first of Heracles’ twelve labours, set by King Eurystheus (his cousin) was to slay the invincible Nemean lion which roamed the hills of Nemea, terrorising the population. Setting out[…]

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Heracles (Hercules)

Heracles (Hercules) Related Packages / Tours: Four Labours of Heracles Archaeological Treasures of Athens, Argolid and Corinthia Book the tour here Heracles (Ancient Greek: Ἡρακλῆς, Hēraklēs, from Hēra, “Hera”, and kleos, “glory”), was a divine hero (semi-god) in Greek mythology, the son of Zeus and Alcmene. He was the greatest of the Greek heroes, of exemplary masculinity, the ancestor of royal[…]

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