3-10 - 12:57:00 Myths about Herakles Athloi the term for...

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10/03/2008 12:57:00 Myths about Herakles  •  Athloi  the term for Herakles labors or competition •  Parerga (parergon -singular)   literal meaning is side jobs •  Praxeis (praxis-  singular)   means military campaigns; literal meaning is actions Dung and Birds  • 5 th  labor- Cleaning the Augeian Stables  Herakles diverts a local river to run through the stable and cleans out the  stable. The king will not pay him and he will be back Eurystheus refuses to accept the labor  •6 th  labor- Stymphalian birds  Has to get rid of these dangerous birds Athena gives him bronze castanets  Bangs these castanets together and scares the birds away Last labor in the Peloponnesus    The South and the North  7 th  labor-Cretan Bull; Bull of Minos, but Pasiphae was fond of  it also  Bull of King Minos
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Minos prays to Poseidon to become the King of Crete. He says send a bull  out of the sea and have him lay at his feet and then he will sacrifice the bull 
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