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HUMN 250

Jason daily

on 24 February 2013

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Transcript of Heroes

Hero Defined Merriam-Webster
a : a mythological or legendary figure often of divine descent endowed with great strength or ability
b : an illustrious warrior
c : a man admired for his achievements and noble qualities
d : one who shows great courage Humanity needs a Hero A Hero is seen to be someone that possess a
special ability; physical, political or spiritual.

Save humanity from danger or evil Hercules/Herakles 12 Labors Slay the Nemean Lion.
Slay the nine-headed Lernaean Hydra.
Capture the Golden Hind of Artemis.
Capture the Erymanthian Boar.
Clean the Augean stables in a single day.
Slay the Stymphalian Birds.
Capture the Cretan Bull.
Steal the Mares of Diomedes.
Obtain the girdle of Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons.
Obtain the cattle of the monster Geryon.
Steal the apples of the Hesperides.
Capture and bring back Cerberus. Hercules Cultural
Interpretation Human vs Nature

Personal struggle for redemption

Human to Immortal

Use of brain and brawn

Related to the life of Jesus More Culture Reference Straight of Gibraltar
Pillars of Hercules

Royal Coat of Arms

Image Depicted on Currency


Strongest man in history Who is Hercules Son of Greek god Zues
and mortal Alcmene

Punished by Hera, Killed his family

Apollo gave 12 Labors

Road to Redemption Write Down a Hero Label characteristics of these heroes I didn't ask to be a hero What are the similarities Ponder This A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Greek Mythology
Roman Era
Renissance Era
TV shows
Business Sightings Questions? THANK YOU...
A. McKinley
S. O'Malley
S. McKinley Stage1 - Departure
Call to Adventure
Supernatural Aid
Stage2 - Initiation
Self Realization
Stage3 - Return
Acceptance Heroes Journey The real hero is always a hero by mistake...
Ken Kesey
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