Hercules was the most famous, and most beloved, of all the Greek heroes. Yet how many of us today know his full story, with its twists and turns, its wondrous triumphs, and its aching tragedy? Born the human son of great Zeus, Hercules was the strongest man alive. But after being tricked by the jealous goddess Hera into a horrible crime of rage, he must make amends by fulfilling a series of frightful tasks. Here you'll find the stories of how the mighty hero faced the many-headed Hydra, battled the ferocious Nemean Lion, braved the terrifying depths of Hades, and much, much more. However, this irresistible adventure tells not only of Hercules' great strength, but of his great heart, in episodes as thrilling and moving today as when they were first told around the watch fires of ancient Greece over 2000 years in the past.