12 Labors of Heracles

Updated: 8/24/2018
12 Labors of Heracles
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Heracles and Hydra

The Twelve Labors of Hercules

Lesson Plans by Anna Warfield

Herakles, known more commonly by the Latinized name Hercules, is one of the greatest heroes - ever! We get the word "Herculean" in English, meaning "requiring enormous effort", from the story of Hercules, who had superhuman strength and accomplished twelve seemingly impossible tasks.


Greek Mythology: The 12 Labors of Hercules

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12 Labors of Hercules / 12 Labors of Heracles

Storyboard Text

  • KILL THE NEMEAN LION
  • KILL THE LERNEAN HYDRA
  • CAPTURE CERYNEIAN HIND
  • CAPTURE ERYMANTIAN BOAR
  • CLEANSE THE AUGEAN STABLES
  • KILL STYMPHALIAN BIRDS
  • CAPTURE THE CRETEAN BULL
  • STEAL THE MAN-EATING MARES OF DIOMEDES
  • OBTAIN THE BELT OF HIPPOLYTE
  • FETCH THE CATTLE OF GERYON
  • OBTAIN GOLDEN APPLES OF THE HESPERIDES
  • BRING KERBEROS UP TO THE LIVING WORLD