Erymanthian boar

Erymanthian boar In Greek mythology, the boar captured by Heracles as his fourth labor; it lived on Mount Erymanthus in Arcadia. Erymanthus is also the name of a son of Apollo who was blinded by Aphrodite because he had seen the goddess bathing. In retaliation Apollo
transformed himself into a boar and killed Admis, the young lover of Aphrodite.


Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend, Third Edition – Written by Anthony S. Mercatante & James R. Dow– Copyright © 2009 by Anthony S. Mercatante


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