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Hercules (disambiguation)

Hercules is the Roman name for the mythical Greek hero Heracles, son of Zeus and the mortal Alcmena. He was a celebrated hero who possessed exceptional strength. Most famous for his 12 labors performed to redeem himself after killing his family.

Hercules in popular culture

Since the Renaissance, Hercules has rarely been distinguished from Heracles, the Roman figure overshadowing the Greek.

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