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Who were Hercules' siblings?

Alcmene was the mother of Hercules and the wife of Amphitryon, but the night she conceived Hercules and his twin brother Iphicles, Alcmene mated with both Zeus, who had disguised himself as her husband, and Amphitryon. As a result, Zeus… Full Answer

Is Amphitryon a Greek goddess?

Amphitryon was a Theban General (from the Greek city/state of Thebes ) who was originally from Tiryns (tirynia city/state) in the eastern part of the Peloponnese. Having accidentally killed his father-in-law Electryon, king of Mycenae, Amphitryon was driven out by… Full Answer

Was Hera Alcmene?

No. Hera was the Queen of Heaven, wife of Zeus. Alcmene was the mortal daughter of Electryon, king of Messene, by Anaxo, the daughter of Alcaeus. According to other accounts her mother was called Lysidice or Eurydice. The poet Asius… Full Answer

Who was heracles?

Heracles was a divine hero in Greek mythology, the son of Zeus (Ζεύς) and Alcmene , foster son of Amphitryon and great-grandson (and half-brother) of Perseus (Περσεύς). He was the greatest of the Greek heroes. Full Answer

How many kids does Andromeda have?

The children of Andromeda and Perseus;Perses, king and founder of Persia. Alcaeus, king of Troezen, father of Amphitryon the father of Heracles by Alcmene. Sthenelus, king of Tiryns and Mycenae; succeeded Electryon.Heleus, founder of Helos. Mestor, husband of Lycidice. Electryon… Full Answer