Canary Islands and the Classical World

Several myths are told to have its place in the Fortunate Isles.

Hesperides


The golden apples, the three nymphs and the dragon-snake.
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Herakles collecting the golden apples:

Atlas holding the world on his shoulders:
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A vision of the Hesperides by the Canarian artist Rosa Hernández:

Herakles trying to get to the garden:
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