On Becoming Immortal: The Life Of Heracles

In ancient Greece there was one man whose legend rose above that of everyone else. He was one of the few mortals whose fame equaled that of the gods themselves. Granted, he was a mythical figure, but unlike the gods, the fact of his own mortality meant that he could serve as an inspiration for the countless generations of men growing up. His strength, courage, confidence, and tenacity were all traits that were greatly admired among the Greeks.
His exploits showed that even mortals can achieve incredible things. Stories about him were recounted around countless fires. These tales were meant to Read More

Source: Return of Kings