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Unformatted text preview: zodiac. Twelve Labors of Hercules Slide 4-50: POLLAIUOLO: Hercules and Antaeus Janson, H. W. History of Art. Fifth Edition. NY: Abrams, 1995. p. 466 Twelve is associated with Hercules , a very popular art motif. The Renaissance artist Pollaiuolo, for example, did an entire series of paintings on Hercules. Slide 4-51: Herculaneum Calter Photo Hercules even had a city named for him, Herculaneum , destroyed in 79 AD by the same eruption of Vesuvius that buried Pompeii. The Italian city of Ercolano still bears his name....
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