Hercules and Omphale  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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In punishment for his murder of Iphitus, Heracles/Hercules was given to Omphale as a slave. Many variants of this story say that she not only compelled him to do women's work, but compelled him to dress as a woman while her slave.

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