## Friday, February 5, 2010

### Myths & Legends: February 5-11

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The Choice of Heracles. To find out more about the parable of the choice of Heracles, see this Wikipedia article: link; for information about the image: image source. There's also a post here.

Mars and Rhea Silvia. To find out more about Rhea Silvia, the mother of Romulus and Remus, see this Wikipedia article: link; for information about the image: image source.

Leda and the Swan. To find out more about Leda and Zeus disguised as a swan, see this Wikipedia article: link; for information about the image: image source. There's also a post here.

Bellerophon Fights the Chimera. To find out more about the Chimera, see this Wikipedia article: link; for information about the image: image source.

The Abduction of Persephone. To find out more about Persephone, the daughter of the goddess Demeter, see this Wikipedia article: link; for information about the image: image source. There's also a post here.

Bucephalus and Alexander. To find out more about Bucephalus, "Ox-Head," the famous horse of Alexander, see this Wikipedia article: link; for information about the image: image source. There's also a post here.

Decius Mus. To find out more about Decius Mus, the legendary Roman warrior, see this Wikipedia article: link; for information about the image: image source.