The Twelve Labours Of Hercules

1. The slaying of the Nemean lion, whose skin he wore thereafter

2. The slaying of the nine-headed Hydra of Lerna

3. The capture of the elusive hind of Arcadia

4. The capture of the wild boar of Mt. Erymanthus

5. The cleansing, in a single day, of the cattle stables of King Augeas of Elis

6. The shooting of the monstrous man-eating birds of the Stymphalian marshes

7. The capture of the mad bull that terrorized the island of Crete

8. The capture of the man-eating mares of King Diomedes of the Bistones

9. The taking of the girdle of Hippolyte, queen of the Amazons

10. The seizing of the cattle of the three-bodied giant Geryon, who ruled the island Erytheia in the far west

11. The bringing back of the golden apples kept at the world’s end by the Hesperides

12. The fetching up from the lower world of the triple-headed dog Cerberus, guardian of its gates

 

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