Sentence Examples with the word hesperides

The Hesperides are, like the Sirens, possessed of the gift of delightful song.

In 1874 a statue of Commodus was dug up at Rome, in which he is represented as Hercules - a lion's skin on his head, a club in his right and the apples of the Hesperides in his left hand.

P. 470) sails in the golden bowl made by Hephaestus from the abode of the Hesperides to the land where he rises again.

View more

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.