(glorious protector)Son of Zeus and a mortal, he has a very rich and complex mythology associated with him. As a mortal, his travels and
adventures are legendary, and he has become known as the quintessential Hero. His journeys and labors can be seen as an initiatory sequence, in
which his Earthly dross is gradually purged from him. His demise is the final act of this process, and on his funeral pyre his Spirit is liberated, and
ascends to Olympus where he is admitted to the company of the Gods. He was a popular cult figure throughout the Classic world, and his tale still
holds attention today. His favored weapons were the club or maul, and the bow.
Suggested Pdf Resources
- Herakles. By Euripides Directed by Jay Scheib at CHASHAMA, New York City, Dec 2000. Prologue: Herakles5 by Heiner Müller.
- Lansdowne Herakles / Roman - The Getty
- J. Paul Getty Museum. Education Department.
- Herakles, Heroic Prototype
- 10/16/2007. 17a-Herakles. 1.
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Suggested Web Resources
- Heracles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- "Herakles and Animals in the Origins of Comedy and Satyr Drama". In Le Bestiaire "The Myths of Herakles in Ancient Greece: Survey and Profile".
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- The Labors of Hercules. The goddess Hera, determined to make trouble for Hercules, made him lose his mind.