Namea is a location that was home to the Nemean Lion, a great dangerous beast with impenetrable fur.
Before the Curse
Nemea is a location that was the home of the Nemean Lion, Hercules' first labor. The beast had impenetrable fur that blunted his sword. However, after accidentally burning the surrounding brush, the lion's fur was singed off, allowing him to finally slay it. ("Labor of Love")