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First came the cyclopes, giant creatures that looked like people but had only one eye, in the middle of their foreheads. Uranus disliked the cyclopes and thought they might usurp his power, so he banished them to the Underworld. The goddess Eurynome, impregnated by the wind serpent, took the form of a dove to lay the Universal Egg, which contained the entire material world. Gaia and Uranus later produced six huge and powerful children who grew up to rule the earth, and became known as the titans (see below).
For his sixth labor he cleared lake stymphalis, northwest of Mycenae, of monstrous birds that lived there, using a bow and a sling, and special castanets given to him by the goddess athena. as Heracles cut off each of the heads of the Lernaean Hydra, his companion (and nephew) Iolaus swiftly cauterized the wound. heracles travels east heracles then traveled southeast to crete, to capture a great bull said to be the father of the Minotaur. From there the hero journeyed northeast to thrace, where his task was to round up a group of fearsome man-eating mares that belonged to the local king, diomedes.
But Hades would not give up Persephone. So Zeus came up with a compromise: Persephone would spend half of the year on Earth, helping her mother to grow and ripen plants, and the other half in the Underworld with Hades, forcing the Earth to suffer winter—a temporary death. 198) THE claSSical WoRlD 55 the madness of dionysus p Revenge of the gods n ancient Greece D The Mediterranean; asia; North africa; Thebes in Boeotia, Greece w apollodorus, Library of Mythology Dionysus was the son of Zeus and the mortal princess Semele, and he was the god of wine and the theater.