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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7490617M
ISBN 100415300673
ISBN 109780415300674

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  'Herakles Book 1' with story and art by Edouard Cour gives us a different look at the famous Greek hero. When we first meet Herakles, he is beginning his tasks. The first one is slaying the lion that lives in the hills of Nemea. He starts the task by getting stung by a scorpion. This is a Herakles who seems to be not so bright sometimes/5. Herakles book. Read 56 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In Herakles, Euripides reveals with great subtlety and complexity the ofte /5. Covering both Greek and Roman material, the book highlights areas of consensus and dissent, indicating avenues for further study on both details and broader issues. Easy to read, Herakles is perfectly suited to students of classics and related disciplines, and of interest to anyone looking for an insight into ancient Greece’s most popular hero. 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 .

In Herakles, Euripides reveals with great subtlety and complexity the often brutal underpinnings of our social arrangements. The play enacts a thoroughly contemporary dilemma about the relationship between personal and state violence to civic order. Of all of Euripides' plays, this is his most skeptically subversive examination of myth, morality, and power. Depicting Herakles .   Herakles is the fifth book in the Early Myths collection, a series of children's picture books on Greek myth. Each book covers a character from mythology and brings the tale to life through illustrations and story-telling, with inspiration from ancient art and literature.5/5(4).   Herakles Book 3 by Edouard Cour. Hardcover $ Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Brimming with pathos and dark humor, this portrait of Herakles is a graphic whirlwind leaving little respite and often revealing beautiful : Oni Press.   In Herakles, Emma Stafford has successfully tackled the ‘Herculean task’ of surveying both the ancient sources and the extensive modern scholarship in order to present a hugely accessible account of this important mythical figure. Covering both Greek and Roman material, the book highlights areas of consensus and dissent, indicating avenues Book Edition: 1st Edition.

Herakles. [Emma Stafford] -- "There is more material available on Herakles than any other Greek god or hero. monographs and articles, and presents an account of Herakles. This book highlights areas of consensus and Read more Reviews. Editorial reviews. Publisher Synopsis '[P]acked with valuable, relevant, up to date and often surprising.   Herakles by Simon Spence is the story of the Greek hero, Herakles, who is one of the strongest heroes of Greek mythology. The queen of the gods, Hera, sends two snakes to harm Herakles, the son of Zeus, while he is sleeping with his brother. Herakles grabbed the two snakes, lifted them into the air, and giggled in delight. Nothing scared Herakles and, as he Author: Mamta Madhavan. Herakles Thermal Hotel is rated "Good" by our guests. Take a look through our photo library, read reviews from real guests and book now with our Price Guarantee. We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails/10(7).   Herakles Book 1. by Edouard Cour. Diamond Book Distributors Brimming with pathos and dark humor, this portrait of Herakles is a graphic whirlwind leaving little respite and often revealing beautiful surprises. Author Edouard Cour revisits one of the greatest Greek myths by painting the often-heroic Herakles as, well somewhat of a jerk.