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HERCULES
PRESENTED BY
Group # 3
 Sameen Khan
 Ebrahim Tofiq Soomro
 Summaiya Sheikh
 Noushaba Ghazanfar
 Rohit Raj
 Abdul Mannan Khan
 Taha Abrar Khan
INTRODUCTION
• Greek Mythology
• Olympus
• Major Gods
• Society & Manner
• Ideology
• Norms
• References in today’s World
ABOUT HERCULES
• Hercules was the Greek
mythological character
• HE was a Demy God
• Mortal son of the great Zeus
• different stories about birth mother
of Hercules.
• Hercules had extra
physical powers
• Huge body size
• Caused problems
to himself
• Major Enemy HERA
• won immortality by performing 12
labors
• Hercules lived a rough life
filled with killing people,
fighting and pain
• Hercules was the only hero to
become a complete god upon
his demise
• Hercules is representation of
strength
BIRTH & EARLY LIFE
• Hercules was the son of Zeus, the most
powerful god and Alcmene a mortal(human)
married women.
• Zeus made her pregnant when her husband
Amphitryon was away by taking the face of her
husband.
• the baby Hercules hated by his step mom
Hera, the queen of god.
• Hera attempted to kill the baby Hercules. but
was failed.
BIRTH – GREEK VERSION
• Hercules was the son of Zeus and Hera, And he
was a god.
• he was made mortal by his father's jealous
brother, Hades.
• hades attempted to kill Hercules but failed
• he was adopted by farmers, Alcamene and
Amphitryon.
BIRTH – DISNEY VERSION
CHILDHOOD
• As Hercules grew day by day he
become stronger and stronger, a child
who never cried
• The night Hercules was born, Hera sent
two snakes to kill him, but before the
snakes bite him he Heracles grabbed
both of the snakes and squeezed them
to death.
EDUCATION
• When Hercules was six years old his education began.
His education included:
• Respecting adults,
• Defending the weak,
• love for the nation,
• Love & respect for the gods,
• and respecting all life.
• He also learned Arithmetic, Spelling, Reading and other formal education
which forms the main stream of education systems throughout the world
today.
• Hercules had no friends, as people thought that he’s
dangerous
and it would be harmful to play with him.
• People were frightened of Hercules because he could
not control his powers.
• Hercules falls in love at first sight when he sees
Megara
• She is also known as Meg
• Meg dismisses him initially but not until they spend real
quality time together that she begins to romantically fall
head-over-heels for him.
YOUTH
STRENGTHS
• Talking about the strength of Hercules,
the first thing that comes in our mind is
his muscular body.
• He's so strong that he can hold up the
entire sky.
• He's so skilled at fighting that he takes
out everything from a lion to a hydra,
and even wrestles Cerberus, a three-
headed dog with a mane of snakes.
POWERS
• Hercules' principal power is his vast physical strength and is
physically the strongest of all existing Olympians.
• lifting and hurling a giant tree.
• Carrying a starship across his back and shoulders.
• lifting and tossing Godzilla.
• Dragging the island of Manhattan.
• Knocking out a Titan.
• he is capable of leaping a height of at least 100 feet.
• superhumanly strong legs allow him to run and move at speeds
greater than the finest human athlete.
CLASH WITH THE GODS
• 1st labor a savage beast (Lion)
• 2nd labor was The Hydra a 9 headed dragon
• 3rd labor was The Hind a man eating goat
• 4th labor was Boar a man eating beast
• 5th labor was A Cattle farm
• 6th labor was a man eating birds
• 7th labor was The Bull.
HERCULES VS NATURE
HERCULES VS TITANS
• 8th labor was The Horses
• 9th labor was a female warrior The Belt:
• 10th labor was a vicious monster
• 11th Labor A Golden Apple
• 12th Labor Cerberus
LINK WITH MODERN
WORLD
• Destructive
• Uncontrollable
• Hunger for power
• Socially misused
• Could develop a unbeatable army
• Misfit in the society
• Aid to technology
• Rescuer
• A superhero icon
• Control social externalities
• Value icon for merchandising
• Guide to train & develop a
strong army to fight against
chemical warfare
TWO PERSPECTIVES
Positive Negative
CONCLUSION & LEARNING
OBJECTIVES
• What we learn from history?
• Lessons to be taken
Objective of this presentation
• Awareness
• Differentiate between myth and fallacy
• Discover society
• Guidelines for future
THANK YOU

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Hercules

  • 2. PRESENTED BY Group # 3  Sameen Khan  Ebrahim Tofiq Soomro  Summaiya Sheikh  Noushaba Ghazanfar  Rohit Raj  Abdul Mannan Khan  Taha Abrar Khan
  • 3. INTRODUCTION • Greek Mythology • Olympus • Major Gods • Society & Manner • Ideology • Norms • References in today’s World
  • 5. • Hercules was the Greek mythological character • HE was a Demy God • Mortal son of the great Zeus • different stories about birth mother of Hercules.
  • 6. • Hercules had extra physical powers • Huge body size • Caused problems to himself • Major Enemy HERA • won immortality by performing 12 labors
  • 7. • Hercules lived a rough life filled with killing people, fighting and pain • Hercules was the only hero to become a complete god upon his demise • Hercules is representation of strength
  • 9. • Hercules was the son of Zeus, the most powerful god and Alcmene a mortal(human) married women. • Zeus made her pregnant when her husband Amphitryon was away by taking the face of her husband. • the baby Hercules hated by his step mom Hera, the queen of god. • Hera attempted to kill the baby Hercules. but was failed. BIRTH – GREEK VERSION
  • 10. • Hercules was the son of Zeus and Hera, And he was a god. • he was made mortal by his father's jealous brother, Hades. • hades attempted to kill Hercules but failed • he was adopted by farmers, Alcamene and Amphitryon. BIRTH – DISNEY VERSION
  • 11. CHILDHOOD • As Hercules grew day by day he become stronger and stronger, a child who never cried • The night Hercules was born, Hera sent two snakes to kill him, but before the snakes bite him he Heracles grabbed both of the snakes and squeezed them to death.
  • 12. EDUCATION • When Hercules was six years old his education began. His education included: • Respecting adults, • Defending the weak, • love for the nation, • Love & respect for the gods, • and respecting all life. • He also learned Arithmetic, Spelling, Reading and other formal education which forms the main stream of education systems throughout the world today.
  • 13. • Hercules had no friends, as people thought that he’s dangerous and it would be harmful to play with him. • People were frightened of Hercules because he could not control his powers. • Hercules falls in love at first sight when he sees Megara • She is also known as Meg • Meg dismisses him initially but not until they spend real quality time together that she begins to romantically fall head-over-heels for him. YOUTH
  • 15. • Talking about the strength of Hercules, the first thing that comes in our mind is his muscular body. • He's so strong that he can hold up the entire sky. • He's so skilled at fighting that he takes out everything from a lion to a hydra, and even wrestles Cerberus, a three- headed dog with a mane of snakes.
  • 16. POWERS • Hercules' principal power is his vast physical strength and is physically the strongest of all existing Olympians. • lifting and hurling a giant tree. • Carrying a starship across his back and shoulders. • lifting and tossing Godzilla. • Dragging the island of Manhattan. • Knocking out a Titan. • he is capable of leaping a height of at least 100 feet. • superhumanly strong legs allow him to run and move at speeds greater than the finest human athlete.
  • 18. • 1st labor a savage beast (Lion) • 2nd labor was The Hydra a 9 headed dragon • 3rd labor was The Hind a man eating goat • 4th labor was Boar a man eating beast • 5th labor was A Cattle farm • 6th labor was a man eating birds • 7th labor was The Bull. HERCULES VS NATURE
  • 19. HERCULES VS TITANS • 8th labor was The Horses • 9th labor was a female warrior The Belt: • 10th labor was a vicious monster • 11th Labor A Golden Apple • 12th Labor Cerberus
  • 21. • Destructive • Uncontrollable • Hunger for power • Socially misused • Could develop a unbeatable army • Misfit in the society • Aid to technology • Rescuer • A superhero icon • Control social externalities • Value icon for merchandising • Guide to train & develop a strong army to fight against chemical warfare TWO PERSPECTIVES Positive Negative
  • 23. • What we learn from history? • Lessons to be taken Objective of this presentation • Awareness • Differentiate between myth and fallacy • Discover society • Guidelines for future