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Gallery | Hēraklēs, part 1: the Labors

We have been enjoying Gregory Nagy’s series of posts on Hēraklēs at Classical Inquiries[1]. The Hēraklēs myths have inspired many artworks from classical times onward: he is probably the most represented of all the ancient Greek heroes. So we have prepared two galleries with a selection. This first includes depictions of the Labors of Hēraklēs. In The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours Gregory Nagy provides the background to the… Read more