Ten: Capture the Cattle of Geryon Geryon, a winged monster with three human bodies, had a herd of beautiful red cattle. He guarded his prized herd with the help of a giant and a vicious two-headed dog. Hercules killed Geryon, the giant, and the dog and brought the cattle to King Eurystheus. Eleven: Take the Golden Apples of the
In a fight, Menelaus defeats Paris, but Hector intervenes and kills Menelaus. The Trojans decide to launch a surprise attack on Greek tents. In the fight, Hector kills Achilles’s cousin assuming that was him since he was wearing Achilles’s gears. The next day, infuriated Achilles demands single warrior fight against Hector. Achilles defeats Hector in one of the best combats ever fought and drags it back to Greek camp.
He arrives to the Trojan War, He goes into the battle with his men knowing some will die. He also demonstrates bravery when he and his son Telemachus fight the suitors. They are greatly outnumbered but they still slaughter each and every one of the suitors. “Every shot brought down a man in his horse; there, one by one, they fell” The quote was saying every time they shot an arrow a suitor was killed. They killed over One-Hundred suitors.
(77,6) Because the Greeks’ greed, they gladly accepts the Trojan horse as a present for Athena, but the Trojan horse filled with Greek soldiers eventually destroys all of Troy placing the city in the hands of the Achaeans. In addition, when Odysseus disguises himself as a beggar, marking scars on his body, and dressing in rags, he infiltrates Troy to win the Trojan War for the Achaeans. Since the Trojans recognize Odysseus as a man of wealth and power, by dressing as a beggar he secretly gains entry into Troy. Furthermore, disguised as a
Other stories say that Hephaestus interrupted an argument between Zeus and Hera, this angered Zeus and he threw him into the ocean. (Mythweb) Hephaestus was raised by sea nymphs. The sea nymphs raised him on an island, Lemnos. This is where he built his forge in a volcano. (Pantheon.org) Hephaestus has many talents, but also has weaknesses.
Odysseus showed that he was crafty or cunning in the Cyclop’s cave when gets the Cyclops drunk and tells him that his name is Nhobdy. This helped Odysseus and his men to escape the cave because when Odyesseus blinds the Cyclops, the Cyclops can only yell for help, telling the other Cyclops that Nhobdy blinded him. Odysseus demonstrates how clever he is again when he ties his men under the bellies of sheep, so that when the blinded Cyclops rolls the stone away from the mouth of the cave to send his sheep out in the morning, he won’t feel his captives escaping. After the men are all safely aboard the ship, beginning to
Snowball, resembles a man who was kicked out of his country, was chased out by Napoleon and his dog squad. KPA, the secrets police, is made up of the dogs napoleon took from Pincher and brainwashed by napoleon. One difference in the movie is that Old Major gets shot, but in the novel he dies of natural causes. What happens is that old major calls a meeting and tell the other animals that they need to overthrow the humans to get a better life. He tells of a song that he and his other friends sung when they were kids called “ Beasts of England” and leads the animals in the song.
He spent many years fighting there and finally defeated them with the “wooden horse.” After the war, he set sail to return to his island, Ithica. While trying to find their way home they came across an island where Posiedon’s Cyclops sons lived. Odysseus blinded one of his Cyclops, Polyphemus. Posiedon was very mad and set many trials for Odysseus. Odysseus and his men fought the waves, harsh days, and long nights for many months.
Heracles Introduction Heracles might possibly be the most courageous, strongest and best-known one among all the Greek heroes. His renowned twelve labors established him as a benefactor of humanity. He was the son of Zeus and a mortal mother and, therefore, was both a god and hero. As a mortal son of Zeus, Heracles condemned to confront Hera’s continual wrath and had faced numerous conspiracies by Hera since birth and it, consequently, resulted in a tragic life of Heracles. On the other hand, he is honored by sacrifices and eliminating dangers from the world.
‘You knew, didn’t you? I’m part of you?’”(133). After the conversation with the Lord of the Flies, Simon goes unconscious, when Simon wakes up, he runs to the camp to tell everyone what he had just encountered. It was raining and there was thunder and lightning, thinking Simon is the beast, the boys deliriously murder him, “At once the crowd surged after it, poured down the rock, leapt on to the beast, screamed, struck, bit, tore. There were no words, no movements but the tearing of teeth and claws” (141).