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Hercules and his 12 labors

Anika Fajardo

Hercules and his 12 labors

an interactive mythological adventure

by Anika Fajardo

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Capstone Press in North Mankato, Minnesota .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plot-your-own stories,
  • Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    You are the mighty Greek hero Hercules. As a half-god, you are stronger than mere humans. You"ve faced many challenges. But now you face your most difficult test yet. The goddess Hera has given you a task worthy of a god complete the dangerous 12 labors and live forever. Can you survive and win your immortality? Full-page illustrations, interactive stories, and multiple endings transport you back to ancient Greece and into Hercules" adventures from Greek mythology.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesHercules and his twelve labors
    Statementby Anika Fajardo ; illustrated by Nadine Takvorian
    SeriesYou choose books. You choose Greek myths, You choose books
    ContributionsNathan, James, ill
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p.
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27231412M
    ISBN 101491481161
    ISBN 109781491481165
    OCLC/WorldCa936233921

    The Labors of Hercules. The goddess Hera, determined to make trouble for Hercules, made him lose his mind. In a confused and angry state, he killed his own wife and children. When he awakened from his "temporary insanity," Hercules was shocked and upset by what he'd done. Apollodorus, Pausanias, and Diodorus Siculus detail the “life” of this folk hero, and Ovid briefly recounts the labors and death of the hero in book 9 of his Metamorphoses (c. 8 c.e.; English.

    Calling from behind his hiding place, King Eury told Hercules that he had credit for the final task, and in all tasks, and should go right away and take the beast with him. So the labors of Hercules ended. Hercules had finished his labors, 12 in all. (Each one is a story in itself that you can read about.). Hercules' cousin, Eurystheus, was the king of Mycenae at the time Hercules was doing his labors. It was Eurystheus who sent Hercules on the labors. Asked in Heracles (Hercules).

    "Hercules" is the hero's name that most people are familiar with. The name "Herakles" actually means "Hera's Glory". This name is ironic as Hera hates Hercules, and certainly would not consider him a gift of hers. Hera's husband, Zeus, had an affair with Alcmene, and Hercules is a constant reminder of her husband's infidelity. In this research, Labours of Hercules has been studied from the viewpoint of Greimas. Features of story have been explained and then narration and narratology has been studied. Greimas is one of the narratologists who modified Propp’s theory about seven scops of fictional actions and mentioned new attitude for studying structure of narration by mentioning six actants (Object/subject; sender.


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Hercules is Assigned his 12 Labors. Many stories have been told about the feats performed by this demi-god around the Mediterranean. One of the most renowned of these tales is known as the 12 Labors of Hercules. In brief, these were a set of impossible tasks given to Hercules by Eurystheus, the king of Tiryns, who was also the hero’s : Dhwty.

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Learn more. Share. Buy New. $ Qty: Qty: 1. FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free day shipping within the U.S. when you order $ of eligible items sold or 5/5(2). The son of Zeus―king of the gods―and a mortal mother, Hercules faces the wrath of Zeus's wife Hera, who resents her illegitimate stepson and vows to bring him misery.

With her magical powers, she tricks Hercules into performing a series of twelve seemingly impossible labors, each one a test of his strength, courage, cunning, and fighting skill/5(27).

Complete summary of Hercules and His Twelve Labors. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Hercules and His Twelve Labors. The Twelve Labors of Hercules. Updated Febru Hercules and his men fought and killed King Diomedes and fed the king to his horses.

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The Twelve Labors of Hercules book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. To marry the woman he loves, Hercules must complete tw 4/5. plete version of Heracles' labors in The Library.

Heracles was the most famous and popular of the Greek heroes. He was often called the "defender of the earth." His labors took him to all parts of the known world, and, wherever he went, he made the land a safer place for people to live.

He received very little help from the gods; his achieve. Heracles (Hercules): The Twelve Labors Themes. Strength and Skill. If there's one theme that keeps popping up throughout Heracles' life, it's "Strength and Skill." In pretty much every story, he performs some kind of superhuman act, which shows off how awesome he is.

We're going to go out on a limb and say that the Twelve Labors show Heracles. Heracles, Greek Herakles, Roman Hercules, one of the most famous Greco-Roman legendary ionally, Heracles was the son of Zeus and Alcmene (see Amphitryon), granddaughter of swore that the next son born of the Perseid house should become ruler of Greece, but—by a trick of Zeus’s jealous wife, Hera—another child, the sickly Eurystheus, was born.

To learn what further course he must take, Hercules consulted the oracle at Delphi where the Pythian priestess told him to expiate his crime by serving King Eurystheus for 12 years. During this year period, Hercules had to perform the 10 labors the king would require of him.

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Eurystheus, urged by Hera, planned as a punishment the 12 impossible tasks, the “Labors of Hercules. “The Twelve LaborsThe first task was to kill the lion of Nemea, a lion that could not be hurt by any weapon. Hercules knocked out the lion with his club first, then he strangled it to death.

THE TWELVE LABORS OF HERCULES Page 2 the whole country: people, livestock, and crops. Hercules’ task was to capture the boar and take it to King Eurystheus. On his way to find the boar, Hercules had to pass through the land of the Centaurs, those rather engaging creatures with a man’s head and shoulders and a horse’s body.

They. Seeking to atone for the deaths of his family, Hercules must complete twelve impossible tasks that pit him against invincible monsters and unfathomable forces.

Alex Gendler retells this epic. 12 Labours of Hercules audiobook for children Hercules story part 1 (Stories of Greece). Children's Audiobooks, fairy tales for kids, Hopy you enjoy it. Audio books for kids, children's book. Famous for his superhuman strength, Hercules is the most popular hero in Greek mythology.

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The last of his labors, Heracles was to capture Cerberus from Hades. Hades was the God of the dead and ruler of the Underworld. After having been given the task, Heracles went to Eleusis to be initiated in the Eleusinian Mysteries so that he could learn how to enter and exit the underworld alive and in passing absolve himself for killing centaurs.

The Twelve Labours of Heracles were a number of tasks that the mythical hero Heracles was told to complete by King all started when Hera, who loathed Heracles for he was a living example of her husband's infidelities, drove the hero mad, making him kill his wife Megara and his children.

When he realised what he had done, he deeply regretted it and went to the Oracle of Delphi to. Anger Why Myths Still Matter: Hercules and His Twelve Healing Labors What we can still learn from the psychology of myths, and why it matters.

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