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Liebig trade card

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From a Liebig trade card - Labours of Heracles. As a second labour Heracles was ordered by Eurystheus to kill the Lernaean hydra, a monster with nine heads, one of them being immortal. He chopped all heads, and the immortal one he buried, putting a heavy rock on it. Tags: hercules, heracles, herakles, eurystheus, lernaean hydra,

From a Liebig trade card - Labours of Heracles. As a second labour Heracles was ordered by Eurystheus to kill the Lernaean hydra, a monster with nine heads, one of them being immortal. He chopped all heads, and the immortal one he buried, putting a heavy rock on it. Tags: hercules, heracles, herakles, eurystheus, lernaean hydra,

From a Liebig trade card - Labours of Heracles. The illustration shows Heracles bringing the Erymanthian boar to Mycenae. Eurystheus, terrified at the sight, hides himself inside a bronze vessel (or inside something else, according to this artist). Tags: hercules, heracles, herakles, erymanthian boar, eurystheus,

From a Liebig trade card - Labours of Heracles. The illustration shows Heracles bringing the Erymanthian boar to Mycenae. Eurystheus, terrified at the sight, hides himself inside a bronze vessel (or inside something else, according to this artist). Tags: hercules, heracles, herakles, erymanthian boar, eurystheus,

Terracotta head of Dionysos (1st century BC), Greek.

ancientpeoples: “ Terracotta head of Dionysus Dionysus was the Greek god of wine and pleasure, in the Greek and Roman Period (in roman he is known as Bacchus) he was immensly popular. On the gods head we can see grapes and his beard has typically.

The combat of Rostam and Esfandiar (two mythical characters in Shahnameh), (a part of the tableau), by Mohammad Modabber entitled Ismaeel Kiani,  oil painting on canvas, contemporary period.

The combat of Rostam and Esfandiar (two mythical characters in Shahnameh), (a part of the tableau), by Mohammad Modabber entitled Ismaeel Kiani, oil painting on canvas, contemporary period.

Rostam kills White Deev - نبرد رستم و دیو سفید

By Nancy Mattoon A Hero Fights A Demon. An Image From The Shahnameh , Or Persian Book Of Kings. (All Images Courtesy of The Fitzwilliam.