Hercules

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Hercules Ancient Greek – Mythology

Greek mythology has always been in my interest especially when it is about the gods and goddesses. My favorite god is Hercules because I find his mythology sointeresting. He became a famous warrior who combated all challenges that stood upon him. Hercules is described as a strong and handsome god. I will detail Hercules biography, traits and some of theclashes and battles he encountered.

Hercules was a divine hero in Greek mythology, he was the illegitimate son of Zeus and Alcmene. Hera was enraged at Zeus for his infidelity and even more sothat he placed the infant Hercules at her breast to feed as she slept. Feeding from Hera caused Hercules to be partially immortal, allowing him to surpass all mortal men in strength, size and skill. Hewas the greatest of the Greek heroes, a paragon of masculinity. Extraordinary strength, courage, ingenuity, and sexual prowess with both males and females were among his characteristic attributes.He used his wits on several occasions when his strength did not suffice, such as tricking Atlas into taking the sky back onto his shoulders. He was an extremely passionate and emotional individual,capable of doing both great deeds for his friends.

One famous myth about the handsome hero is his marriage to Deinara. The myth tells how he married again, to the charming woman. She presented hima cloak, which was coated with what she mistakenly thought to be a magic love potion. She was told that the balm would make the person love her forever. Ironically, it was poison, which burnedHercules skin. Hercules, not being able to endure the pain asked his friends to kindle a fire. Then Hercules placed himself on the fire to be burned up alive. But the gods looked down, and Zeus thoughtthat Hercules had suffered enough. So he asked Hera to end her anger toward Hercules, which she did. Then Hercules was brought to Olympus in Athena's chariot by Zeus' request.

I find that Hercules...
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