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Unformatted text preview: -- The twelve labor was to bring back Cerberus, the three-headed dog that guards the entrance to the underworld. Herakles slew all of Laomedons sons, except Podarces, who saved his own life by giving Herakles a golden veil Hesione had made. Although Herakles was not smart, he used his wits to wrestle the giant Antaeus and tricking Atlas into tricking the sky back into his shoulders. Herakles shot and killed the eagle that attacked Prometheus liver. Cercopes, mischievous wood spirits, stole Herakles weapons. Herakles and Deianeira had a son, Hyllus. He had to fight the river god, Achelous, for Deianeira. After they wed, they had to cross a river and a centaur Nessus offered to help but attempted to rape Deianeira. Herakles shot him with a poisoned arrow....
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- Fall '08