Sunday, October 17, 2010

Myths and Legends: Infant Heracles and the Snakes

Infant Heracles and the Snakes. To find out more about the snakes Hera sent to kill the baby Heracles, see this Wikipedia article: link; for information about the image: image source.

Here you see the infant Heracles wrestling the snakes sent by Hera in order to destroy him, as well as his twin brother, Iphicles. This is a close-up of the two boys' faces:

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