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  • 1. Theaugean
    stables
    Theageanstables
    Nerea López Varela. 3 C
  • 2. Erystheus was furious than Hercules had caught a wild board so essily. And when Hercules returned from Colchis, the king had thought a impossible task: to clean the Augean stables.
    Erystheus was furious than Hercules had caught a wild board so essily. And when Hercules returned from Colchis, the king had thought a impossible task: to clean the Augean stables.
  • 3. Augeasking of Elis, wasrichonearth, withcountlesssheep and cow as well as threehended blackbulls and a dozensilver-whitebulls . Butthekingwaslazy, and hadnotcleanedhisstablesformanyyears.
  • 4. Herculeshad no needtoasktheway; when he waswithinfifty miles of thestables he smeltthestench. Holding hisnose, he wentstraightto King Augeas and vowedtocleantheyards .
  • 5. First, he knockedtwoholes in thefarmyardwalls; then, usingevery bit of hisstrengh, he built a dam and divertedtwonearbyrivers. As theswirlingwaters of thetworiversrushedthroughtheyards and stables, theyswepallthedungbeforethemout sea. A fewhourslater, thestableswereclean .
  • 6. For _
    Nerea López Varela