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  • Don Enrique de Villena took from Les Prouesses his prose Los Doze Trabajos de Hercules (Zamora, 1483 and 1499), and Fernandez de Heredia wrote Trabajos y afanes de Hercules (Madrid, 1682), which belies its title, being a collection of adages and allegories.
  • The volume of 1500 had been jejune, written when he knew nothing of Greek; Boo adages put together with scanty elucidations.