After performing several feats of valour, he was appointed by Hera to watch the cow into which Io had been transformed.
Battles became all but bloodless; diplomacy and tactics superseded feats of arms and hard blows in pitched fields.
His immense stature and enormous feats of strength attracted the attention of the emperor Septimius Severus.
The idea that a boar, or a god in the shape of a boar, fished up a bit of earth, which subsequently became the world, out of the waters, is very well known to the Aryans of India, and recalls the feats of American musk-rats and coyotes already described.'
All classes delight in hearing or intoning the endless romances which celebrate the feats of their national heroes; for every true Serb lives as much in the past as in the present, and medieval wars still constantly furnish themes of new legends and ballads.