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  • Thus Heracles seized him when asleep, and, although he attempted to escape by assuming various forms, compelled him to reveal the whereabouts of the apples of the Hesperides (Apollodorus ii.
  • HESPERIDES, in Greek mythology, maidens who guarded the golden apples which Earth gave Hera on her marriage to Zeus.
  • P. 470) sails in the golden bowl made by Hephaestus from the abode of the Hesperides to the land where he rises again.
  • The Hesperides are, like the Sirens, possessed of the gift of delightful song.
  • The "Argo" was now carried twelve days and twelve nights to the Hesperides, and thence to lake Tritonis (where the seer Mopsus died), whence Triton conducted them to the Mediterranean.

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