Book Notes

Book 12: Nestor and Hercules Notes from Metamorphoses

This section contains 80 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Get the premium Metamorphoses Book Notes

Metamorphoses Book 12: Nestor and Hercules

As Nestor told the story, Hercules' son reminded the old man that he'd left Hercules' role in defeating the Centaurs out of the story. Nestor explained that he didn't mention Hercules because it brings up the painful memory of how Hercules killed his eleven brothers including Periclymenus. Periclymenus transformed himself into an eagle and clawed Hercules face and Hercules shot him with an arrow that killed him.

After that story, the Greeks went to bed.

Metamorphoses from BookRags. (c)2019 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook