Last week we discussed the Creatan Bull, a simple task that seemed like a turning point for Heracles. His next labor has Heracles claiming the mares of King Diomedes.

Now these horses were not just a run of the mill horse but wild untamable flesh-eating horses. In fact, some Greek stories have these mares larger than most beasts, and their stamping would shake the earth around them.

Jeramiah Wisdom is a firefighter for Fort Riley Fire & Emergency Services and the outreach coordinator for CASA of the 8th Judicial District.

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