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Hercules: Myth, Legend, Death & 12 Labors

Determined to save her next youngster, Rhea stole away though she was pregnant with Zeus and delivered him in secret. She entrusted the kid into the care of her mother, Gaia, the primordial goddess of the earth, who hid him in a cave. To complete this deception, Rhea returned with a stone wrapped in swaddling blankets that she gave to Cronus, who devoured it as he had the other people. Zeus then sets up the stone at Delphi, so that it may possibly act as “a sign thenceforth and a marvel to mortal guys”. Zeus next frees the Cyclopes, who,...