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 Farmers.Farnese Hercules [Far-na’-ze Hercu-lees]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Farnese Bull [Far-na’-ze].
 
A name given to a colossal group attributed to Apollo’nius and Tauriscus of Trallës, in Asia Minor. They belonged to the Rhodian school, and lived about B.C. 300. The group represents Dirce bound to the horns of a bull by Zethus and Amphi’on, for ill-using their mother. It was restored by Bian’chi in 1546, and placed in the Farnese palace, in Italy.   1
 


 Farmers.Farnese Hercules [Far-na’-ze Hercu-lees]. 

 
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