Geryon, Geryones | They were here and might return | Scoop.it

Geryones was a three-bodied, four-winged giant who dwelt on the red island of Erytheia in the westernmost reaches of the earth-encircling River Ocean...

 

He possessed a fabulous herd of cattle whose coats were tinged red by the light of sunset...

 

Herakles was sent to fetch these by Eurystheus as one of his twelve labours...

 

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