After the complicated business with the Stymphalian Birds, Hercules easily disposed of the Cretan Bull.
Hercules was sent to get the man-eating mares of Diomedes, the king of a Thracian tribe called the Bistones, and bring them back to him in Mycenae. In honor of the slain Abderos who was killed whilst helping Hercules, Hercules founded the city of Abdera.
Eurystheus wanted Queen Hippolyte's special belt as a present to give to his daughter, so he sent Hercules to bring it back. The Amazon's attached Hercules' ship so he quickly killed Hippolyte with his sword.
To accomplish his tenth labor, Hercules had to journey to the end of the world. Eurystheus ordered the hero to bring him the cattle of the monster Geryon.Just as Hercules was escaping with the cattle, Geryon attacked him. Hercules fought with him and shot him dead with his arrows.
Eurystheus commanded Hercules to bring him golden apples which belonged to Zeus, king of the gods. Along the way Hercules killed Poseidon' sons, killed the eagle that tortured Prometheus and made a deal with Atlas who got the apples for him.
The most dangerous labor of all was the twelfth and final one. Hercules went to the Underworld and fought many ghosts, beasts and monsters, He found and fought with Cerberus was returned safely to Hades, where he resumed guarding the gateway to the Underworld.