Associations to the word «Heracles»

Wiktionary

HERACLES, proper noun. (Greek mythology): Son of Zeus and Alcmene, a celebrated hero who possessed exceptional strength. Most famous for his 12 labours performed to redeem himself after killing his family.

Dictionary definition

HERACLES, noun. (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality.

Wise words

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John Locke