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Augean Stables – Labors of Herakles

By |2018-04-23T10:07:40+00:00July 14th, 2017|Greeks, Literature|

Herakles cleaning the Augean Stables (Metope from Olympia, ca. 460 BC) For one of the Labors of Herakles, Herakles had to clean out the horse stables of King Augeus, which hadn't been cleaned in years and were all full of horse poop. It seemed like it would take forever. But Herakles isn't a superhero for [...]