Hercules was known as a noble teen in the movie, but a murderer in the Myth. Hercules shows that he is a hero through the task he complete within in the movie and the Myth. In the end Hercules makes it back to Mt.Olympus in both stories and he completes the missions that were given to
Hercules is known for being strong and mighty even know most people don't know the actual story. Hercules, as a hero has different quests, dragons, ect. Hercules is a different kind of hero in the movie than in the actual story; in the movie he portrays a seeker while in the book he is more of a worrier. In The Myth of Hercules, the archetype he portrays is a worrier. His main quest is to get forgiveness from the gods.
She put Hercules in a confused and angry state of mind, which made Hercules kill his wife and kids. When Hercules awoke from the state of mind that he had been struggling with, he could not believe what he had done. Apollo answered Hercules’s prayers by giving him 12 tasks he had to complete, in punishment of the murders. The tasks were so difficult that they seemed impossible for any partial-mortal to complete. In the 12th year, and completing all of the previous 11 tasks, he had to face Cerberus.
Hercules: Myth vs. Disney The story of Hercules is an ancient greek myth about heroism and strength. It revolves around Hercules, a demigod with incredible power, and less than incredible intelligence. His extraordinary feats of strength inspired many stories and legends. Today, one the most popular takes on Hercules is Disney’s animated movie. However, Hercules’ myth has many ideas that would be considered inappropriate for children by today’s standards.
Having someone who is willing to work hard and be a role model for people is valued so they can help anyone who needs it. In American culture, people value role models and perfect citizens more than they did in Greek culture. Once Hercules becomes a hero, he does everything in his power to try and save the people of Greece. He uses his strength to get kids out from under rocks and to defeat many different monsters. He also risks his life to save Megara from death.
Zeus In the beginning, around 700 B.C, a magnificent god was created. In the Dikation Cave, Zeus was the sixth child born to the Titans Cronus and Rhea (Myths of Zeus). Cronus feared that one of his children would dethrone him. Because of this phobia, Cronus swallowed every child Rhea was giving birth to. When Rhea’s sixth child, Zeus, was born, she managed to trick Cronus so he would not eat her last child.
This happened when Zeus appeared to her one night as a shower of gold in her chamber. It is not said how she knew it was Zeus, but she did know it was his child. (Hamilton192) For a time, Danae kept the birth of her child a secret from her father. But after some time, Acrisus found out about little Perseus. He was again terrified, but couldn't murder Perseus for fear of the Gods, so instead he locked them up in a box and cast it out to sea.
Hercules is said to have wrestled Cerberus until he submitted. Then Hercules took Cerberus up to Hades and asked if he could take Cerberus, and Hades let him have Cerberus. Hercules is one of the
Heracles was son of of Zeus god of thunder & ruler of the gods and princess Alcmene Heracles was born into a noble family because his mom princess Alcmene was granddaughter of Perseus & Andromeda. Zeus all ready had a wife Hera goddess of olympia, hera was very jelly (jealous) of Zeus making love with Alcmene.So in anger she sent two spotted serpents to come and kill Heracles ,who was in the cradle at that time. Heracles was found holding two dead serpents in his hand laughing he killed them by his very strong body.Heracles was very powerful, maybe too powerful which often got him into trouble . Like one time Heracles was learning how to play the lyre, His teacher Linus scolded him for playing it wrong so Heracles got very mad and hit Linus on the the head with lyre a little to hard that he accidentally killed him.Heracles was to strong to let live in the