Cacus (Biographical details)

Cacus (mythological figure/creature; Roman; Etruscan; Male)

Also known as

Cacus; Cacu

Biography

Son of Hephaistos/Vulcan (q.v.) and Medusa (q.v.); living in Italy and plundering the neighbouring countryside, slain by Herakles/Hercules (q.v.) following the theft of beasts from his herd.