The valley of Nemea was infested by a terrible lion; Eurystheus ordered Hercules to bring him the skin of this monster.
This being so, he abandoned his base of Nemea and pushed on to Tegea.
Yet the Nemea and Isthmia acquired a celebrity not much inferior; the Olympic prize counting for the highest of all.
Mitsos will go with me as far as Nemea, and they had better join me there to-morrow night.
If, with Mr. Dawkins, we trace out the retreat of the lion from Europe, we see at Nemea one very important stage in his retreat.
But, besides the memories of Nemea and the thoughts which it suggests, there is the temple itself.
"If Aristophon chose to paint him side by side with the beautiful Nemea, it is no fault of his," said Eudora.
The cavalcade leaves Chorbati to make its way to Corinth by way of Nemea.
With our Northern notions, we are inclined to ask why Olympia and Nemea did not themselves grow into cities.
When the army was collected they set out for Nemea, which was at this time governed by king Lycurgus.