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...
Nemean Lion Facts and Figures
Name: Nemean Lion
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Nemeian-Lion
Type: fabulous creature
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1115
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Article last revised on September 05, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.