Read about the legendary HERCULES in the GREATEST GREEK MYTH ever composed. Take in the classic words of the famous Apollodorus and relive the epic journey of Hercules as he ascends to his godhood. With extensive notes at the end of each chapter, this book will have you understanding the intricacies and genius of such a work and why the mythology of Hercules is still important to us today. • The Twelve Labours of Hercules in full translation! • Ground-breaking notes and interpretations! • An extensive account of Hercules in history! Many people know the name and some of the story, but few can really tell with any understanding what it is that the myth of Hercules is about or why it has always been held as the greatest. Now you can follow along with the full text of each episode and find out what the hidden meanings are. • The Birth Of Hercules • The Nemean Lion • The Lernaian Hydra • The Cerynitian Deer • The Erymanthian Boar • The Cattle Of Augeias • The Stymphalian Birds • The Cretan Bull • The Mares Of Diomedes • The War-Belt Of Hippolyte • The Cattle Of Geryones • The Apples Of The Hesperides • Cerberos • After The Labours Read on and discover the secrets of Hercules!