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Heracles (Hercules): Birth and Early Adventures

Heracles (Hercules): Birth and Early Adventures

Heracles (Hercules): Birth and Early Adventures Resources


The Life and Times of Hercules

This great site on Hercules, brought to you by Tufts University, offers lots of great info on Herc, including maps, details on the ladies in his life, and much more.


A great source for all things ancient Greek. We're linking to the page on Heracles.

Marvel Comics

Hercules: the original super hero

Movie and TV Productions

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV Series)

Kevin Sorbo was the man in this popular series about Hercules' adventures.

Hercules (Animated Movie)

When Heracles got Disnified... In this movie, Hera isn't the bad guy (she's actually Hercules' mom), Hades is. In other words, this movie isn't faithful to the original myth, but it's still fun.

Hercules (Animated Series)

As if a movie wasn't enough, Disney also made a TV series about Herc.

Video Games

The Glory of Hercules

A game for the Nintendo DS.

God of War III

Heracles gets a whipping from Kratos, Mr. God of War, in this video game.

Historical Documents

The Library

An ancient source of the tale of Heracles.

Library of History

Another old-school source for all things Heracles.


Disney Movie

Watch the trailer for the 1997 animated Disney movie.

Hercules: The True Myth

The History Channel digs into the history of the real man behind the myth. This might be bogus – we're just not sure – but it sure is interesting.


Hercules (Digital Comic)

Marvel Comics gives the hero of heroes his very own series.

Images & Artwork (Public Domain)

Baby Heracles vs. Snake

This would be scary if the baby weren't Heracles.

Milky Way

Who knew the Milky Way was created by a breastfeeding mishap?

Heracles vs. Hydra

Take that, Hydra!

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