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  • On Lerna's murderous hound, the many-headed hydra, he set his branding-iron, and smeared its venom on his darts, wherewith he slew the shepherd of Erytheia, a monster with three bodies;


  • The local story is that when Heracles came from Erytheia driving the oxen and gave the inhabitants the choice, they chose salt in preference to fish.


  • He was born in a British hamlet called Nether Wallop ( "Not to be confused with Middle Wallop or Over Wallop"), and once upon a time he was a top energen physicist for Sheltok Concern on Erytheia.

    Perseus Spur

  • Erytheia and take away from Geryoneus, the monster that had three bodies instead of one, the herd of red cattle that the two-headed hound

    The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles

  • Beyond him stretched the Stream of Ocean; the Island of Erytheia was there, but Heracles thought that the bull would not be able to bear him so far.

    Part III. The Heroes of the Quest. Chapter IV. The Life and Labors of Heracles. I

  • Erytheia, and supporting the load of Atlas, and clearing the land of

    Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Volume 8 Italy and Greece, Part Two

  • Erytheia (the red), so called because it lay at the west, under the rays of the setting sun.

    The Age of Fable

  • Erytheia, the legendary region around the Pillars of Hercules, probably took its name from the redness of the West under which the Greeks saw it.] [Footnote 16: NOTE 16, PAGE 273.

    Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold


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