Iolaus


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Iolaus

nephew and trusted companion of Hercules. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 141]
See: Loyalty
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And her Heracles, the son of Zeus, of the house of Amphitryon, together with warlike Iolaus, destroyed with the unpitying sword through the plans of Athene the spoil-driver.
They have no friend Iolaus to burn with a hot iron the root of the hydra's head, but as soon as one head is crushed, two spring up.
AS McAllister, Edinburgh A The Lancashire-born New Zealand actor played Iolaus opposite Kevin Sorbo in the title role.
In this connection, one might argue that the fragmentary remains of Lollianos' Phoinikika and the Iolaus are regrettably under-represented in the volume.
The filmmakers decided to go with a revisionist approach to the character, making him straddle the line between human and immortal, never quite revealing the true extent of his power since his great deeds are exaggerated by his storytelling nephew Iolaus.
Herc may be brave but he doesn't work solo, his elite force comprised of a cynic, a seer, an Amazon, a savage -- and, most importantly, a bullshit artist, his own nephew Iolaus (Reece Ritchie) who trumpets his deeds far and wide, burnishing the legend ("His father was Zeus.
All those supernatural beings and phenomena can be explained as mere tricks of the light, or the mind, which Hercules' dutiful nephew and self-appointed biographer Iolaus (Reece Ritchie) transfigures into legend.
Ingrid Berdal as Atalanta, Dwayne Johnson as Hercules, Reece Ritchie as Iolaus and Rufus Sewell as Autolycus in the new movie | Ingrid Berdal as Atalanta, Dwayne Johnson as Hercules, Reece Ritchie as Iolaus and Rufus Sewell as Autolycus in the new movie
His band of travelling companions includes soothsayer Amphiaraus (Ian McShane), warrior His band of travelling companions includes soothsayer Amphiaraus (Ian McShane), warrior Autolycus (Rufus Sewell), mute orphan Tydeus (Aksel Hennie), Amazonian archer Atalanta (Ingrid Bolso Berdal) and silver-tongued storyteller Iolaus (Reece Ritchie), who is also Hercules' cousin.
Hercules, left, and with Ingrid Berdal as Atalanta, Reece Ritchie as Iolaus and Rufus Sewell as Autolycus, above
His band of travelling His band of travelling companions includes soothsayer Amphiaraus (Ian McShane), warrior Autolycus (Rufus Sewell), mute orphan Tydeus (Aksel Hennie), Amazonian archer Atalanta (Ingrid Bolso Berdal) and silver-tongued storyteller Iolaus (Reece Ritchie), who is also Hercules' cousin.
The cast of "Hercules" includes Dwayne Johnson as the protagonist, Irina Shayk as Megara, John Hurt as Cotys, Rufus Sewell as Autolycus, Joe Anderson as Phineus, Ingrid Bolso Berdal as Atlanta, Rebecca Ferguson as Ergenia, Peter Mullan as Sitacles, Reece Ritchie as Iolaus and Aksel Hennie as Tydeus.