HERAKLES, the son of Zeus and the Theban queen Alcmene, is the most prominent Greek hero, despite the fact that no poem on his labors is preserved—numerous images, several preserved tr...
Heracles (initially mortal, later becomes immortal) - most famous of all Greek heroes, defender of the earth.
Zeus (god) - king of all Greek gods, father of Heracles.
Background - Zeus wanted a mortal child who could defend both mortals and immortals from their enemies. He impregnated Alcmene who raised Heracles alongside his step-brother Iphicl...