The apotheosis of Hēraklēs on Olympus and the mythological origins of the Olympics
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CitationNagy, Gregory. 2019.07.12. "The apotheosis of Hēraklēs on Olympus and the mythological origins of the Olympics." Classical Inquiries. http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:hul.eresource:Classical_Inquiries.
AbstractAs I indicated in the previous posting, in Classical Inquiries 2019.07.06 (at II-G5), the aim of the brief follow-up essay that I offer here in the present posting, 2019.07.12, is to connect a myth about the apotheosis of Hēraklēs on Mount Olympus with a myth that credits this same hero with the original founding of the Olympics.
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