By Paul D Storrie
Well-known for his superhuman power, Hercules is the preferred hero in Greek mythology. The son of Zeus?king of the gods?and a mortal mom, Hercules faces the wrath of Zeus's spouse Hera, who resents her illegitimate stepson and vows to deliver him distress. together with her magical powers, she tips Hercules into appearing a sequence of twelve likely most unlikely labors, each a attempt of his power, braveness, crafty, and combating ability. Is Hercules robust sufficient to foil her scheme? For this fascinating retelling of the twelve labors, writer Paul Storrie consulted the vintage paintings The Age of myth (1859), via American Thomas Bulfinch, and Edith Hamilton's Mythology (1942), either one of that are thought of the simplest assets approximately on historic myths and legends. Artist Steve Kurth additionally trusted ancient study to thoroughly convey to lifestyles the area of historical Greece.
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