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  • At Villa San Giovanni the train is ferried across the straits on a steamer (to Messina), a picturesque proceeding, and more practical than the method by which Herakles once crossed these waters, swimming beside the oxen stolen from Geryones with his arm resting on one horn of the leader.

    And Two Centuries Later, the Money-Grubbing Materialists Are Still About Destroying the Planet

  • At Villa San Giovanni the train is ferried across the straits on a steamer, a picturesque proceeding, and more practical than the method by which Herakles once crossed these waters, swimming beside the oxen stolen from Geryones with his arm resting on one horn of the leader.

    A Review of Greek Cities in Italy and Sicily, by David Randall-MacIver

  • So she conceived and brought forth fierce offspring; first she bare Orthus the hound of Geryones, and then again she bare a second, a monster not to be overcome and that may not be described, Cerberus who eats raw flesh, the brazen-voiced hound of

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Geryones, says the tale, dwelt away from the region of the Pontus, living in the island called by the Hellenes Erytheia, near Gadeira which is outside the Pillars of Heracles by the Ocean. —

    The History of Herodotus

  • Thus say the Scythians about themselves and about the region above them; but the Hellenes who dwell about the Pontus say as follows: — Heracles driving the cattle of Geryones came to this land, then desert, which the Scythians now inhabit; and

    The History of Herodotus

  • Geryones, and then again she bare a second, a monster not to be overcome and that may not be described, Cerberus who eats raw flesh, the brazen-voiced hound of Hades, fifty-headed, relentless and strong.

    Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Medusa was the mother of Pegasus and Chrysaor, father of the three-headed, winged giant Geryones, who was slain by Heracles.

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

  • Hereupon he collected the herd, and was proceeding to the sea-shore when Geryones himself met him, and a desperate encounter took place, in which the giant perished.

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

  • -- The tenth labour of Heracles was the capture of the magnificent oxen belonging to the giant Geryon or Geryones, who dwelt on the island of Erythia in the bay of Gadria (Cadiz).

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

  • Thus say the Scythians about themselves and about the region above them; but the Hellenes who dwell about the Pontus say as follows: -- Heracles driving the cattle of Geryones came to this land, then desert, which the Scythians now inhabit; and Geryones, says the tale, dwelt away from the region of the Pontus, living in the island called by the Hellenes Erytheia, near Gadeira which is outside the

    The history of Herodotus — Volume 1

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