Hercules - A Myth with a Moral
Many of the ancient Myth Stories, like the legend of Hercules, incorporate tales with morals that provided the old story-tellers with short examples of exciting tales for kids and children of how to act and behave and reflected important life lessons. The characters of the heroes in this type of fable demonstrated the virtues of courage, love, loyalty, strength, perseverance, leadership and self reliance. Whereas the villains demonstrated all of the vices and were killed or punished by the gods. The old, famous myth story and fable, like Hercules, were designed to entertain, thrill and inspire their young listeners...
The 12 Labors of Hercules
The Myth of Hercules - the Magical World of Myth & Legend
The story of Hercules is one of the fantastic stories featured in ancient mythology and legends. Such stories serve as a doorway to enter the world of the Ancient Greeks and Romans. The names of so many of the heroes and characters are known today through movies and games but the actual story about such characters are unknown. Reading a myth story such as Hercules is the easy way to learn about the stories of the classics.
The Magical World of Myth and Legend
The Short Story and Myth of Hercules
The story of the 12 Labors of Hercules is featured in the book entitled Myths and Legends of All Nations edited by Logan Marshall published in 1914 by the John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia. The stories of Hercules are translated form the the German works of of Gustav Schwab. The stories of Hercules are translated form the the German works of of Gustav Schwab. Learn about the exciting adventures and dangerous quests undertaken by the mythical characters that feature in the hero myths, fables and stories about the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece and Rome that are available on this website.
12 Labors of Hercules - Myths and Stories about heroes, monsters, gods and goddesses