Herakles & The Augean Stables

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Mark Cartwright
published on 26 April 2012
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Metope from the east side of the temple of Zeus, Olympia. Here Herakles labours to clean the Augean Stables with the help of Athena. (470-460 BCE) Olympia Archaeological Museum.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, April 26). Herakles & The Augean Stables. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/439/herakles--the-augean-stables/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Herakles & The Augean Stables." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/439/herakles--the-augean-stables/.

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