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(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...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
(youthful vigour) Daughter of Zeus and Hera, Cupbearer of the Gods, and Patroness of domestic virtues and work. Hebe presents the traditional valuation of femininity within the Mediterranean Classic world, that of helpmate, household worker, and compliant...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Prometheus - Bringer of Light
Prometheus is known for stealing the holy fire from Zeus. He was one of the titans, the old gods who lived already at the beginning of time and together with Zeus he had created the humans and taught them to walk upright while Zeus had blown life into them....
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Astrology >> Aquarius
(Sumerian) Lord of the Underworld, usually regarded as a child of Enlil and Ninlil, and consort to Ereskigal. Master of the Dark City, He has warlike associations, and is also connected to fevers and sudden diseases, especially the plague. His cult continued...
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian

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Safran : nouveau patron pour Herakles
( — Eric Dalbiès, Directeur de la Stratégie et du M&A de Safran, est nommé ce jour Président-directeur général d'Herakles. Il succède à Philippe Schleicher, récemment nommé à d'autres fonctions à l'extérieur du Groupe.
Kahvilaiva Herakles toi mukanaan toivon tulevasta
Oli sotien jälkeinen pula-aika ja kahvi oli loppunut maasta. Kun rahtilaiva Herakles sai taitettua matkansa Brasiliasta Turkuun, oli sitä vastassa valtava väkijoukko. Kahvilaivan saapuminen loi valoa tulevaisuuteen tasan 70 vuotta sitten.
Herakles Kinder“ im Schauspiel Nord: Nicht auf Augenhöhe
Das Schauspiel Stuttgart und sein Intendant Armin Petras haben trotzdem versucht, eine schnelle Antwort auf diese Frage zu finden – und im Nord „Herakles Kinder“ nach Euripides herausgebracht. Dabei wurde der Amateur-Chor mit Studenten der ...
Home Art NY Metropolitan Museum to Send Rare Krater for National
In the foreground stands a statue of Herakles with his club, bow, and lion-skin. The painter, characterized by his cap and his garment worn to leave his upper body bare, applies a mixture of pigment and wax with a spatula to Herakles' lion-skin.
SAVE THE TUG: 'Residual risk' of removing vessel identified
Two weeks ago the contract for the Orkney-based Herakles, which had been due to expire at the end of this month, was given a six-month extension.

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