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    tortured in a similar uncontrolled way, because they were uncontrolled in themselves. Storms are usually cold. Which is the complete opposite of someone who is full of lust. We hear phrases such as “steamy”, “that person is hot” or “Fiery passion” which give the image of warmth and heat. A storm gives the image of damp coldness. (219) Canto 6 Cerberus-Nature Cerberus is a three headed dog. He is like the warden over the souls in his circle of Hell. He watches over them, flays them, and butchers them. I feel like the dog represents those people or objects that have control over us. It’s perfect to have someone like that to control this circle of hell because the souls in this circle had no control over their appetites and would gorge themselves with food. Once again it is ironic. I find that it is interesting that it is a dog that guards the souls there. Dogs when they eat food look so gluttonous themselves. The main thing that makes humans different from animals is that humans can reason, unlike animals. If a dog has a steak placed in front of him he will automatically eat it. Some humans fast which you will never see a dog ever fast. Cerberus eats the souls in hell that ate too much on earth. It would be pure torture from the gluttonous souls to watch a three headed dog eat in front of them. Cerebus makes a great symbol for Gluttony, Torture, and Terror for the facts of dogs often gorge themselves as well as they can be ferocious and can bite people. (209) Canto 13 Last…

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    catch the four man-eating horses of the Thracian king Diomedes. He sought them and took them to Eurystheus. The ninth labor Hercules had to get an armored belt from the amazon queen. Hercules ended up having to kill the queen and take the belt from her. The tenth labor, Hercules had to steal the cattle of the three-headed, six-legged monster Geryon. Long story short, Hercules succeeded.The eleventh labor Hercules had to steal Hera’s wedding gift to Zeus. A set of golden apples guarded by a group…

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    interpretations that changes the story completely. An example of this is the tale of the demigod Hercules and his encounter with the dangerous Cerberus. This paper will be focusing on mainly the interpretation of Hercules and Cerberus, as painted on a vase from the fifth century before common era, and the painting by Marco Marchetti in the 16th century in common era. Although both paintings bear some superficial similarities the differences between the interpretations are clear. In the painting…

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    Hercules had completed all his other tasks with ease. He sought out King Eurystheus for his twelfth and final task. The king being surprised this man still stood after his first eleven labors, needed time to think of the final task and sent Hercules away. King Eurystheus wanted this task to be impossible, something no mortal could ever do. Something so dangerous that he was sure to be killed. The king decided to task hercules with bringing Cerberus to him. Cerberus was no ordinary beast. This…

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    Is Hades Good Or Bad

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    Believe it or not, Hades is not evil. Many people believe he is like Satan, but that is an obtuse thought; the only thing in common is their reign over the dead. In addition to Hades being the ruler of the underworld, he is also the god of wealth. Cerberus, the guardian of the underworld, works with Hades on a regular basis, which makes him highly qualified to be the vice president for Hades. With Hades and Cerberus as the governing bodies over Mount Olympus, it will be wealthy and has an…

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    There were three that Hercules had a tough time with. The three hardest labours that Hercules had to endure were cleaning the Augean Stables, slaying the mighty Lernaean Hydra, and capturing the guardian of the Underworld, Cerberus. The third hardest labour that Hercules had to…

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    ferocious, savage of the Underworld, that guarded the gates of Tartarus was upon Odysseus, The three-headed hellhound himself, Cerberus. Cerberus was dark as night with piercing, jagged fangs on each jaw, as well as massive chained collars on each neck. The merciless savage pounced on Odysseus as a lion were to gaze upon its prey and tear apart its victim to sustain its hunger. Cerberus was not sent to kill Odysseus, but instead hold him captive and bring him to Hades in the …

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    The guardian of the underworld, Cerberus is the three headed guard beast to the underworld, for all eternity he has kept the dead who passed the River Styx from escaping. Cerberus was the product of the the fearsome monster who stole Zeus’s reign, Typhon, and the mother of monsters, Echidna. His body layout was not entirely just a dog he also had the claws of a lion and the tail of a serpent. Often appearing myths Cerberus was known to be unmatched by any power that came to the underworld and…

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    Hades is one of the three son of Kronus and Rhea, his symbol is a Cerberus or three headed dog, and was also one of 12 Olympians. He was the god of the death, god of wealth, and a very frightening character, he was also disliked by many humans and gods. Although thought to be evil, he was just an idea for death and after life for the other gods. Hades was the god of the dead and ruler of the underworld. He took Persephone, the daughter of Demeter, and made her his queen. He was characterized as…

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    To lead off Hercules had to travel to the underworld during his twelfth labor. Hercules in the twelfth labor had to capture Cerberus and bring him to the world of the living. Ensuing the permission of Hades to capture Cerberus, Hercules accomplished the task after a strenuous fight and returned the beast back to it’s home in the underworld. Cerberus second encounter was with Orpheus who was proficient at the lyre. Orpheus wanted his wife returned from the land of the dead who passed away and was…

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