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Heracles and the Cretan Bull

Eurystheus ordered Heracles to capture the Cretan Bull as his seventh labour. It is not known whether this was the same bull that Poseidon sent to Minos for sacrifice and with which Pasiphae fell in love, or if it was the bull that Zeus used to carry Europa to Crete. Minos offered him every assistance but Heracles refused help. After a long struggle, Heracles captured the bull and brought it to Mycenae.