During the excavation process, few clues were left to help scholars unlock the mysteries of this massive half-finished, abandoned temple. Therefore, the theory goes, the temple also must have been dedicated to the half-god known for his feats of strength and far-ranging adventures. Sign up for our newsletter and get the best of Atlas Obscura in your inbox.
By his early twenties, Hercules was considered a legendary hero, of which mythology and rumor about him spread throughout the Grecian landscape. Some, such as Iolebelieved him to be a hulking figure, several feet taller than he actually was. He was about 6 feet, 3 inches tall and very muscular with golden and brown hair.
In Greek mythology, Heracles was the product of Zeus getting his Mt. Olympus freak on with a mortal woman. Hera drove him insane, at which point Heracles murdered his wife and children.
Hercules meets a sobbing young lady on the shore. She tells him a story of her younger sister, who just has been kidnapped by the evil Cretans, as well as her cat. Bragging warriors leave a clue.
Who would try and harm animals at a popular East Bay dog park? That's what police are trying to find out after someone intentionally placed thousands of thumb tacks at a dog park in Hercules. The tacks were found strewn throughout the Ohlone Dog Park, Turquoise Drive, over the weekend, according to police.
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The wonder is that it took Disney so long to get to the gods of Greek mythology. Starting with a Day-Glo Olympian city in the clouds, and using characters based on the drawing style of the British illustrator Gerald Scarfe, this new animated feature has something old mythologysomething new a Pegasus equipped with helicopter bladessomething borrowed a gospel singing group and something blue the flaming hair of Hades, which turns red when he gets mad--it works like a mood ring. Hercules, known as Herc, is a rather different character here than in the pages of "Bullfinch's Mythology.
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