Hercules… champion, hero, and demigod. In the 1997 animated movie “Hercules,” Disney portrays him as one of the greatest heroes of Greek mythology, renowned for his feats of strength and ability to fight off legions of Hades’ monsters. However, in Ancient Greece, various poets and writers speak of the hero, Heracles, who was known for completing twelve ridiculously challenging labours, fathering several children, and becoming a god upon his death. But does Disney’s retelling of the myth accurately portray the son of Zeus, or is the film about as messy as an Augean stable? Let’s break it down!