Astonished, Amphitryon sent for the seer Tiresias, who prophesied an unusual future for the boy, saying he would vanquish numerous monsters.In another greek myth, Leda conceives four children: Helen of Troy, Clytemnestra, Castor and Pollux in the same night by two different men.In 1961, the term was introduced in a novel, Catch-22, about the absurd bureaucratic constraints on soldiers in World War II by an army psychiatrist who invokes “Catch 22”; by requesting mental evaluation for insanity by demonstrating sanity in making the request and thus cannot be declared insane – hoping to be found not sane, thereby escape dangerous missions.The term is applied to various loopholes and quirks of the military system, always with the implication that rules are inaccessible to and slanted against those lower in the hierarchy; like the requirement to do anything the commanding officer orders whether these orders contradict orders from the officer’s superiors.Though it was commonly accepted that the scrolls were ancient, many respected scholars had begun to argue that the texts were much more recent in origin.
Heracles and his twin Iphicles were just eight months old when Hera sent two giant snakes into the children’s chamber.
Heracles’ very existence as one of the sons proved at least one many illicit affairs of the Zeus, the greek god.
Hera, wife of Zeus, conspired against her husband’s mortal offspring with Alcmene, as revenge against the infidelities.
Iphicles cried from fear, but his brother grabbed a snake in each hand and strangled them.
He was found by his nurse playing with them on his cot as if they were toys.