Herakles/Hercules (Biographical details)

Herakles/Hercules (deity; mythological figure/creature; Roman; Greek; Etruscan; Male)

Also known as

Herakles/Hercules; Herakles; Heracles; Hercules; Alcides; Hercle; Herkle; Hercules Bibax; Heraklio

Biography

Celebrated hero; particularly famed for the completion of the Twelve Labours imposed upon him by Eurystheus (q.v.); deified at death. Sometimes called Alcides (descendant of Alcaeus).