Classical Mythology

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Wednesday November 14, 2007 Cilicia was a named used to describe the Anatolian Peninsula. Melqart was the tutelary god of the Phoenician city of Tyre. When Geryon heard about the tenth labor of Herakles, he set forth to find him. -- He wore three shields, three helmets and had three swords. -- Herakles shot an arrow dipped in poisonous Hydra blood, and it pierced Geryon’s forehead. Cacus was a fire-breathing monster, son of Hephaestus.
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Unformatted text preview: When Herakles stole Geryons cattle, Cacus stole eight of them and dragged them by their tails. -- Cacus went back to the cave, and Herakles went after him, strangling the monster. Bona Dea was a goddess associated with virginity and fertility. In Virgils Aeneid, the hero Aeneas wanders from Troy to Italy. -- Aeneas meets King Evander, who is part of the Tuscans, enemies of the Turnus....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course CLT 3370 taught by Professor Magill during the Fall '08 term at FSU.

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