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Hercules" labors

Jan Schoo

Hercules" labors

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by Jan Schoo

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Published by Argonaut in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hercules (Roman mythology)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 119-124.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL820.H5 S28 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 131 p.
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5540000M
    LC Control Number67017574


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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.

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