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  Heracles   - Greek hero; son of Zeus and Alcmene
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246/20 Ptolemy pays for a new temple of Heracles at Heracleia.
179/8 Philippus dedicates to Heracles a bull which he killed while hunting.
148/9c Inscr_40, the inscription on a statue of Heracles at Behistun.
142/14 Scipio dedicates a temple to Hercules.
140/20 CIL_632, a dedication by L.Munius to Hercules at Reate.
97/12 Syll_726, a dedication to Heracles on the island of Delos.
80/8 dedication to Hercules in the Circus.
    Within translations:
[Longin]:Subl_4   impiety towards Zeus and Heracles, he was therefore deprived
[Longin]:Subl_27   bade the younger descendants of Heracles be gone. For I cannot
[Longin]:Subl_40   the slaughter of his children Heracles says :
[Tib]:PanMes_1   tale. Nay, more : Alcides, who was to mount as a god to
2Macc_4   drachmas for the sacrifice to Hercules. Those who carried
Aelian:Fr_188   There is a story that Heracles often went to Atlas and
Aelian:NA_4.54   which they name after Heracles* the son of Zeus, a
Aelian:NA_5.16   rust the story), just as Heracles dipped his arrows in the
Aelian:NA_6.40   in the Black Sea named after Heracles which has been hig
Aelian:NA_7.39   that the ' Labour ' of Heracles* had horns, in the fol
Aelian:NA_9.23   one of the Labours of Heracles; and Homer may sing of
Aelian:NA_12.5   that it was the nurse of Heracles, or if it was not the
Aelian:NA_12.31   son of Hyllus the son of Heracles, wishing to wed, went
Aelian:NA_15.25   mares, one of the 'Labours' of Heracles.* And they say
Aelian:NA_17.14   passing the Pillars of Heracles* he saw upon some mere
Aelian:NA_17.46   hat there is a temple to Heracles and to his spouse whom
AnthPal_3.2   myself the dear son of Heracles, set foot on this Teuthr
AnthPal_3.13   his mother. [13] Heracles leading his mother Alcmene to
AnthPal_6.3   DIONYSIUS & { H 5 } & Heracles, who tread stony Trachis
AnthPal_6.116   } & As a gift to you, Heracles, sacker of Orchomenus,
AnthPal_6.171   spring from the race of Heracles dominion is a heritage
AnthPal_6.178   { H 2 } & Accept me, Heracles, the consecrated shield
AnthPal_6.358   ale doffed to go to the bed of Heracles. You were blessed
AnthPal_9.237   to you, calf-devouring Heracles, and guard this fold,
AnthPal_9.391   the fall, and it was fit that Heracles, the son of Zeus,
AnthPal_9.602   crown the altars of Ares and Heracles instead of those
AnthPal_16.103   7 } & On a Statue of Heracles Heracles, where is your
AnthPal_16.214   club from the strong hands of Heracles. What shall men's
AntipSid_6.115   ting-spear ; and to you, Heracles, he has dedicated with
AntipSid_16.178   toiled at the labours of Heracles, but this was the path
AntipThes_6.93   this hunting spear, to Heracles ; for by reason of many
AntipThes_6.256   and reverend beard like Heracles, and the lion-eyes of
AntipThes_9.59   like guise, one Aphrodite, one Heracles, and another daunt
AntipThes_9.72   from the oak-tree, but not so Heracles. He demands a ram
AntipThes_9.550   Boreas, were slain in Tenos by Heracles. For the desert
AntipThes_11.158   nts, and the fine sturdy Heracles club of Sinopian Diogene
Apollod:Fr_73   his ancestors back to Heracles and Asclepius, being in
Apollonid_9.281   es. I am in search of a second Heracles. * & The horses
Apollonid_16.50   ion} had chanced to face Heracles, this would not have bee
Apul:Flor_22   law. The poets tell that Hercules of old by his valour
Archias_9.19   the same fate as Heracles, who also, after accomplishing
Archias_16.94   fallen by the hands of Heracles, the supreme achiever
Athen_4.153   feast in the temple of Hercules, when a general who is
Athen_5.215   to say, the priest of Heracles, did not lay down his
Athen_5.221   hung up in the temple of Hercules, in which the generals
Athen_6.234   sarges, in the temple of Heracles, there is a pillar on
Athen_6.235   chose some parasites for Heracles." And Themison, in his
Athen_6.239   This city honours Heracles exceedingly, & And sacrifices
Athen_6.242   Semidalis. & (B) & Heracles! & This is a list of dishes,
Athen_6.245   ong," said he; "for even Heracles went from Omphale to Heb
Athen_6.248   ;τος) Heracles there? And Pherecrates,
Athen_6.260   Athens at the temple of Heracles in Diomeia, and who say
Athen_7.289   one wearing the dress of Heracles, and being called Heracl
Athen_7.290   Macedonian, [290] the Heracles of Antiochus the king;"
Athen_8.338   ttle-fish first. O Heracles! & They've dirtied every place
Athen_10.421   Diphilus, in his Heracles, speaking of some similar kind
Athen_10.441   on this account: "When Heracles was in the district of
Athen_10.442   And he introduces Heracles as saying- & (A) & For how in
Athen_11.461-463 *   History who says : ' Heracles captured and put to death
Athen_11.467   as Marsyas, the priest of Heracles, writes : 'Whenever the king
Athen_11.469   that the cup in which Heracles traversed Oceanus belonged to the
Athen_11.470   and then proceeds : "Now Heracles was drawing his bow against
Athen_11.494   off, says Pamphilus, offer to Heracles a large cup which they
Athen_11.499   equivalent to "skyphos-like" ; of Heracles he says "And taking the
Athen_11.500   so-called Boeotian skyphoi, and Heracles while on his campaigns
Athen_11.781   cup, by means of which Heracles also made his way over
Athen_11.783   leiotēs Peisander says that Heracles gave an aleison to
Athen_12.510   have invented his fable about Heracles and Virtue on the same
Athen_12.512   Hesiod, and have written about Heracles, relating how he led armies
Athen_12.535   said to be descended from Heracles, but from Alcibiades; and when
Athen_12.536   from the ancient race of Heracles." [51.] "Pharax the Lace
Athen_12.537   and carried a club, like Heracles." What wonder then is
Athen_12.543   when he was painting the Heracles at Lindus, that the god
Athen_12.553   & (B) & O mighty Heracles ! & (A) & And with Megallian
Athen_13.556   Il_7'467 ]." [4.] But Heracles is the man who appears
Athen_13.560   iage with Cleopatra; and Heracles was ruined by his marria
Athen_13.561   with those of Hermes and Heracles - the one of whom is the
Athen_13.587   nder, in his False Heracles, says- & Did he not try to whe
Athen_13.603   was a great favourite of Heracles, on which account he wil
Athen_14.619   iazusae, and Nicochares in his Heracles Choregus. And anot
Athen_14.638-641 *   axandrides, in his Heracles, says- & For he appears a real
Athen_14.644   Menander, in his False Heracles, speaks of cheesecakes
Athen_14.656   says, with reference to Heracles- & Immediately he caught
Athen_15.667   some one calls out to Heracles not to hold his hand
Athen_15.668     O Heracles, the well-thrown drop of wine!
Athen_15.686   said:- What is this? O Heracles, will not some one come
Athen_15.696   you Zeus mighty son, great Heracles
Callim:Epigr_36   fe. & [36] & & An offering to Heracles. To thee, O Lord,
Cic:Acad_2.89   seeing at all ? Or Hercules in Euripides, when he was
Cic:Acad_2.108   did accomplish an almost Herculean labour in ridding our
Cic:DeOr_2.70   Polyclitus, when he formed his Hercules, was at a loss how
Cic:DeOr_2.71   those two kinds, and the Hercules, and other greater works be
Cic:Rep_1.37   {23.} [37]   Philus. By Hercules, I am confident, Scipio, that
Cic:Rep_2.24   of the stock of Hercules.Yet our ancestors, rustics though
Cic:Rep_6.fr3   same gate stood open to Hercules.
Cic:Tusc_1.28   the common belief; hence, too Hercules is considered so great and
Cic:Tusc_1.32   and the preservation of others? Hercules has gone to heaven; he
Cic:Tusc_2.17   and worthy of that very Hercules whom I have just invoked:
Cic:Tusc_2.20   [20] But let us observe Hercules himself, who was subdued by
Cic:Tusc_4.50   What? do you imagine that Hercules, whom the very courage which
CIL_1.30   sons of Novius, gave this to Hercules. CIL_1 .31 L
CIL_1.61   us, bestowed this as a gift on Hercules. CIL_1 .60 L
CIL_1.62   this gift deservedly on Hercules; in the same term
CIL_1.1482   ibur, now lost. To Hercules from Gaius Antestius, cen
CIL_1.1531   deservedly a gift upon Hercules, having set aside a
CIL_1.1617   eoli. Lost? [a] To Hercules a sacred offering made by
CIL_1.1805   a further gift deservedly on Hercules, after dedica
CIL_1.1815   at Avezzano. To Hercules, bestowed as a gift by Afr
CIL_1.2486   boy bestowed this as a gift on Hercules. Favours were
CIL_1.2504   ntended this offering to Hercules, and likewise perfo
CIL_1.2659   .2659 Dedication to Hercules. A pillar f
CIL_1.394   stowed this as a gift on Hercules, Jupiter's son, for
CIL_1.607   Rome. 217 B.C. To Hercules a sacred gift vowed by Ma
CIL_1.626   his temple and statue of Hercules the Conqueror; whic
CIL_1.682   nae. The Hamlet of Hercules resolved, ten days before
CIL_1.981   nelius son of Aulus, built for Hercules a temple with
CIL_add.7   (early 1st cent.)   rtune Horse-Rider}, Hercules Victor, Castor, Pol
CIL_add.8   (1st cent. A.D.)   stitute, the mistress of Hercules. Public offer
DiogLaert_7.29   The immortal toils of Heracles; but found & A new way
DiogLaert_7.170   Cleanthes was called a second Heracles. {3} He was then
DiogLaert_7.173   thing for Dionysus and Heracles to bear being ridiculed
DiogLaert_10.137   flee from pain; so that Heracles, when devoured by his
ElegMaec_1.69   the ear. [1.69] O Hercules unwearied, after mighty toil
Euseb]:Chron_39   was "mightier than Heracles", when he writes
Euseb]:Chron_41   who was mightier than Heracles, let his armies as far
Euseb]:Chron_49   ylonians was superior to Heracles in strength and the grea
Euseb]:Chron_55   and were killed, after Heracles and Dionysus, who were
Euseb]:Chron_61   his. They say that Heracles left the ship because of his
Euseb]:Chron_65   xpedition of the Argonauts and Heracles happened during
Euseb]:Chron_117   he consecrated the temples of Heracles and of Astarte.
Euseb]:Chron_147   hom the Egyptians called Heracles, 9 years Psammūs,
Euseb]:Chron_185   urs occurred in his reign; and Heracles held the athletic
Euseb]:Chron_191   hey had been held before Heracles, by one of the Idaean
Euseb]:Chron_193   [which had been fixed by Heracles at the summer solstice;
Euseb]:Chron_209-215 *   ation competitions, like Heracles; so he was acclaimed as
Euseb]:Chron_221   acchidae, descendants of Heracles who were more than 200
Euseb]:Chron_227   the Macedonian kings back to Heracles. From Caranus, who
Euseb]:Chron_269   laws. After them, Heracles arrived with a Greek fleet and
Euseb]:Chron_283   ars. In his reign, Heracles arrived from Spain and set up
ExcBarb_33A   the outer boundaries of Heracles which lie in the furthes
Isyll_G   honouring the race of Heracles, which consequently Zeus
Julian:Caes_307   told that after Heracles, Quirinus also ascended thithe
Julian:Caes_316   to his side. "Quirinus," said Heracles, "I will not have
Julian:Caes_319   petition, had not mighty Heracles encouraged him and preve
Julian:Caes_325   I strove to rival, but Heracles I ever admired and follo
Julian:Caes_335   Alexander hastened to Heracles, and Octavianus to Apoll
Julian:Mis_366   just as comedians drag Heracles and Dionysus on the stag
Just_2.4   that the king, for whom Hercules was bound to perform twe
Just_9.2   had vowed a statue to Hercules, 11 which he was going
Just_11.4   superstitious regard for Hercules, who had been born at
Just_11.10   Tyre to pay his vows to Hercules." 11 The deputies replyi
Just_12.7   refuge, he learned that Hercules had been hindered from
Just_12.9   anae and the Silei, whom Hercules settled; next he sailed
Just_14.2   hus and the monuments of Hercules; 10 that by them Alexand
Just_16.3   ountry of Pontus, dedicated to Hercules. But as, through
Just_17.3   the grand-daughter of Hercules, and by a marriage with
Just_18.4   uncle, who was priest of Hercules, a dignity next to that
Just_18.7   his father had taken, to Hercules), and being desired by
Just_24.4   and were the first after Hercules (to whom that undertakin
Just_42.3   first of mankind, after Hercules and Liber (whom traditio
Just_43.1   daughter of Faunus and Hercules, (who, having killed Ger
Just_44.4   owned, that they tempted Hercules out of Asia by the great
Just_44.5   ved the sacred things of Hercules from Tyre, whence also
Just_Preface   boldness like that of Hercules, since in his books are
LeonTar_9.316   rmes, and this other fellow is Heracles. & We both are
Lucill_11.95   Zeus, you have a second Heracles." [11.99] & { F 26 } &
Lucill_11.116   eus once sent down great Heracles to the house of Hades
Lucill_11.184   Zeus, & Meniscus, as Heracles did formerly, carried
Lucill_11.189   five gods, the club of Heracles, Tisiphone's instruments
Malal_204   nted there by the priest Heracles, who founded Daphne and
MArgent_9.554   tty name is derived from Heracles that in your depravity
Meleager_5.152   ill give you the attributes of Heracles. [5.154] & { G-P
Memn_7   the threats, and said "Heracles is karron, Seleucus" ("k
Memn_17   and he built a temple of Heracles, made from Proconnesian
Memn_28   the disappearance of Hylas and Heracles' wanderings in sea
Memn_35   oved the statue of Heracles from the market-place, along
Nepos_17.1   Eurysthenes, who were descendants of Hercules and the first kings at
Nepos_23.3   crossed with an army except Hercules the Greek - because of
Nicand:Th_620   which men honour as Heracles's Organy; and with the Marjoram
Nicand:Th_680   Amphitryon's son, what time with Heracles he was burning the evil
Nicarch_11.116   eus once sent down great Heracles to the house of Hades
NicDam_135   rystheus had given it to Heracles as one of his tasks, it
OGIS_53   (c. 246)   ia, Leto Euteknos and Herakles Kallinikos by Apollo
OGIS_54   (c. 246)   the father's side of Herakles, son of Zeus, on the
OGIS_230   (197-187)   icated this to Hermes and Herakles and king Antio
Oros_4.6   son Carthalo, a priest of Hercules, who came clad in purple
Ovid:Cons_253   the hills of Oeta, of Herculean fame, when the limbs
Philip_6.114   a gift of the king to Heracles, the skin and mighty hor
Philip_9.240   mother, when the boar of Heracles, & breaking his tether,
Philip_16.93   68 } & The Labours of Heracles I slew the vast wild bea
Philip_16.104   69 } & On a Statue of Heracles So Hera, then, wished
Philip_16.215   met of Ares, the club of Heracles, the three-pronged spear
Phld:Epigr_11.30   utting them with his head, and Heracles broke his head.
Phld:Epigr_16.234   east and belly tell I am Heracles, the rest of the thighs
Plin:HN_34.56   once at Lysimachea; [56] Heracles; the Leader Donning his
Plin:HN_34.57   Delphi, the All-round Fighters, the Heracles now in the house of
Plin:HN_34.66   agreeable style. Accordingly his Heracles, at Delphi, and his
Plin:HN_34.78   Thunderer; and so are Hagesias's Heracles in our colony of Parium,
Plin:HN_34.141   city an iron figure of Heracles, which was made by Alcon,
Plin:HN_35.63   and so is the Infant Heracles throttling two snakes in the
Plin:HN_35.69   Rhodes figures of Meleager, Heracles and Perseus. This last
Plin:HN_35.71   and that his picture of Heracles at Lindos presented the hero
Plin:HN_35.94   portraits of Augustus. The Heracles with Face Averted in
Plin:HN_35.139   in the matter of Heracles and Poseidon Alcimachus painted
Plin:HN_35.141   and the Cupids, and a Heracles in Sorrow Repenting his Madness,
Plin:HN_35.172   of Zeus and of Heracles (although the columns and
Plin:HN_36.127   of them the 'stone of Heracles.' According to Nicander, it was
Plin:HN_37.161   seat in the temple of Hercules at Tyre is said to
Plinius:Ep_1.13   oldly. And yet, by Hercules, our fathers tell a story of
Plut:Agis_11   bids every descendant of Heracles from having children by
Plut:Arat_14   Far as the pillars which Heracles rear'd, Your counsels
Plut:Cleom_13   the only worthy descendant of Heracles. His common suppe
Plut:Cleom_16   king, a descendant of Heracles, who wanted only to rest
Plut:Cleom_31   for the descendants of Heracles to serve the successors
Plut:Eum_1   brought him a son named Heracles, had two sisters; one
Plut:Mor_181   exceeded the deeds of Heracles - But I, said he, do not
Plut:Mor_188-192 *   to marshal his army, O Heracles! said he, how many comma
Polyaen_1.3.1-5 *   fears are called panics. [3] & Heracles. Heracles was dete
Polyaen_1.45.4   the Thasians in the temple of Heracles. There, in a graci
Polyaen_2.3.8   their vows at the temple of Heracles. He had previously
Poseidon_1   c-d & A feast in the temple of Hercules, to celebrate a
PsCallisth_1.6   Ammon, then into mighty Heracles, then into Dionysus bear
PsCallisth_1.7   embraced by a serpent, Ammon, Heracles, Dionysus, all div
PsCallisth_1.15   oracle expected to see a young Heracles. [16] & Alexander
PsCallisth_1.45-47 *   overthrow the tripod as Heracles overthrew the prophetic
PsCallisth_3.4   not take it. And Heracles too could not take it on accou
PsCallisth_3.27   ty-five days to the Pillars of Heracles. For the story is
PsCallisth_3.30   among the gods and so too was Heracles. And he deemed tha
PsCallisth_3.33   to the Pillars of Heracles, my forefather, and restored
SEG_38.1476   (206/5)   the descendants of Herakles; for Aletes, starting
SEG_44.949   (230-205)   up [next to the temple] of Herakles. [C] [The amoun
SelPap_1.84   being an imprint of a Heracles, and I sealed with
SelPap_2.312   nus Augustus Pius and by Heracles the god of the nome
Syll_426   (c. 270-261)   ced near the altar of Herakles; and so that the
Syll_459   (248/7)   The priests of Herakles have told me that some of
Syll_481   (c. 257/6)   structing the stage at the Heraklean games. When
Syll_714.A   (c. 100) games established in honour of Herakles he paid the cost of
Syll_714.B   (c. 100) sacrifice to Hermes and to Herakles in behalf of the boys
Syll_959.A   (2nd cent.) to the Muses and to Herakles from the revenues that were
THI_45   (205/4)   a [figure-head] of Herakles for the stern, and the
THI_49   (153/2)   e held for Hermes and Herakles on behalf of the k
THI_130   (310-280)   nctuary to Diomedonian Herakles, and also dedicated
THI_162   (150-100) of Zeus Soter and of Herakles, as well as at the
THI_166.C   He recorded the arrival of Herakles in Italy, and . .
ValMax_1.1.17   [1.17]   Hercules also is reported to have
ValMax_5.3e.3   he assisted the sons of Hercules; and wherever wickedness was grown
Vit:Lycoph_1   mmarises everything from Heracles and the Trojan War down
Vit:Nicand_1   lineage reaches back To Heracles and wise Lysidice, whom

  Heracles 2   - son of Alexander and Barsine
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Wikipedia entry
  + Hercules
310/27 Polyperchon sets up Heracles as a pretender to the Macedonian throne.
309/4 Heracles is put to death after Cassander and Polyperchon come to
    Within translations:
Euseb]:Chron_231   Alexander left two sons, Heracles the son of Barsine the
Just_11.10   fterwards a son that he called Hercules. Not forgetting,
Just_12.15   ough he left a son named Hercules, a brother called Aridae
Just_13.2   xander by Barsine, named Heracles; or, if they would rath
Just_14.6   n-law Roxane, and her grandson Heracles, to the city of
Just_15.2   Afterwards, lest Heracles, the son of Alexander, who had
Oros_3.23.30   Roxane and her grandson Hercules: 32 there she was

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SelPap_1.10 ustrious. Aurelius Heracles son of Harasis, whose hom
SelPap_2.255 Heracles son of Petesouchus,
SelPap_2.361 of Choous and Aurelius Heracles son of Pudens and t


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