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.
Finally, in the case of a plate probably by Carmine Gentili showing Hercules and Iolaus Battling the Hydra and the Crab, the entire composition is copied from an engraving of the subject by Michel Dorigny after Simon Vouet.
The mythology of Melqart, tutelary god of the city of Tyre, is of special relevance to this study since, according to the interpretatio graeca, it is by means of incinerated quails that the Libyan Iolaus raised Melqart from the dead, after the hero had been killed by Typhon.
450 BCE, that shows him sitting next to his assistant Iolaus, who bears his armor, and near Eurystheus, who sits on a throne and addresses him (referred to by Schauenburg, 1963: 126 and note 91, who reproduces it in his illustrations, number IX.1 and IX.2, and by Kerenyi, 1961: 215).
AS McAllister, Edinburgh A The Lancashire-born New Zealand actor played Iolaus opposite Kevin Sorbo in the title role.
Mislove, "Iolaus: Securing online content rating systems," in Proc.
In this connection, one might argue that the fragmentary remains of Lollianos' Phoinikika and the Iolaus are regrettably under-represented in the volume.
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 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.
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.