The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece


Greek fabulous creature

Also known as NEMEIAN-LION

Fearsome lion-headed lion

Another TYPHON and ECHIDNA monster production. This big beastie was zapped as usual by the laboring HERACLES...

The Labors of Heracles
Episode 1: The Nemean Lion

The NEMEAN-LION was never a cuddly cub. When it came of age, it became a mean machine in the Nemean Valley, munching up whatever it fancied for Dish of the Day.

When HERACLES tracked it to its lair, he found his arrows might as well have been matchsticks. When he closed in with his club, it might as well have been a feather duster. But our man of action was never one to admit defeat. He got in really close and throttled the monster with his bare hands.

Impressed with its resilient skin, he skinned the lion with its own claws and made himself a nice body armor tunic. It was so resilient, he’s still wearing it.

Next Episode: The HYDRA...


Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Male
Type : fabulous creature
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : NEMEIAN-LION
Popularity index : 20055
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Article last updated on 01 January 2013 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "NEMEAN-LION: fabulous creature from Greek mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 01 Jan. 2013. Web. 29 August 2014.

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