Who Is Hercules A Hero

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Hercules is best known as the strongest of all of the mortals, he is also stronger than many gods. He was the last mortal son of Zeus, and the only man born of a mortal woman to become a god upon his death. Offsetting his strength was a noticeable lack of intelligence or wisdom. He may have held grudges, but he would also do anything to help a friend. Once his anger passes, he was the most critical judge of his actions. He was too strong for anyone to force a punishment on him. That he willing did severe penance shows a fundamental sense of justice. During his punishments he showed patience, fortitude and endurance that were as heroic as his strength. Hercules was strong, courageous and brave. His strength is unmatched by anything. Signs of his strength are first found when is is only a young infant, adorable and innocent (Greek mythology, 2015 )". For his first labor he chases out a monstrous lion from its lair, he seized it in his bare hands and squeezed it to death". Hercules celebrated hero, the son of Zeus and Alcmene, possessing exceptional strength: among his many adventures were the twelve labors of…show more content…
Hercules was also willing to do many courageous things that a normal person would not do. He was a very strong man who could never be killed by anyone but by himself. Hercules was a hero because he was caring, courageous, and strong. Hercules was a hero because he was caring. He helped the people of Stymphalus drive away the birds that were plaguing the city. "The sixth labor was to drive away the Stymphalian birds, which were a plague to the people of Stymphalus because of their enormous numbers." This proved that Hercules was caring because he was protecting the city of Stymphalus. " Hercules is very courageous because one of his labors he ended up going to war with the Amazons, who were a tribe of wild and warlike women and he defeated
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