Hercules & The Nemean Lion

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Mark Cartwright
published on 09 May 2012

This Attic vase shows Hercules wrestling the Nemean Lion in one of his 12 labours. Late 6th, early 5th century BCE. Athena looks on from the right.(Archaeological Museum, Milan).

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time author, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, May 09). Hercules & The Nemean Lion. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/622/hercules--the-nemean-lion/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Hercules & The Nemean Lion." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 09, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/622/hercules--the-nemean-lion/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Hercules & The Nemean Lion." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 May 2012. Web. 07 Feb 2023.