Heracles (Hercules): The Twelve Labors
Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory in Heracles (Hercules): The Twelve Labors
Sometimes, there’s more to a myth than meets the eye
Hercules = Strong
Here's a game. Go up to some person – a family member, a friend, some random person in the cafeteria. Now say, "Hercules!" After that person gets over thinking you're a lunatic, ask them what kin...
Monsters, monsters, everywhere. Interestingly, almost all of Heracles' twelve labors involve monsters of various shapes and sizes. There's the Nemean Lion, the Lernean Hydra, the Erymanthian Boar,...
Call us crazy, but we think that you can interpret Heracles' Twelve Labors as one giant symbol for life. Heracles goes on a quest to atone for the murder of his children. At the end of the day, he...
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