15 Things You Might Not Know About Hercules

2. Hercules Had Two Stepfathers

The family tree of the Greek mythology seems to be very complicated and intertwined. The family tree of Hercules is no exception. He had two stepfathers. The first was Amphitryon, a Theban general, who was originally from Tiryns in the eastern part of the Peloponnese. The second was Radamanthes, a wise king, who was the son of Zeus and Europa, and later one of the judges of the dead.

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