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Heracles (Greek mythological character)


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    • Alcaeus (Greek mythological character)
    • Alcides (Greek mythological character)
    • Alkaios (Greek mythological character)
    • Alkeidēs (Greek mythological character)
    • Earcail (Greek mythological character)
    • Eracle (Greek mythological character)
    • Eracles (Greek mythological character)
    • Heracle (Greek mythological character)
    • Herakl (Greek mythological character)
    • Heraklej (Greek mythological character)
    • Hēraklēs (Greek mythological character)
    • Héraklész (Greek mythological character)
    • Heraklis (Greek mythological character)
    • Herakliu (Greek mythological character)
    • Heraklo (Greek mythological character)
    • Hērakls (Greek mythological character)
    • Héthacl'ye (Greek mythological character)
    • 赫拉克勒斯 (Greek mythological character)
    • ヘーラクレース (Greek mythological character)
    • הרקולס (Greek mythological character)
    • 헤라클레스 (Greek mythological character)
    • Херакле (Greek mythological character)
    • Херакъл (Greek mythological character)
    • Гэракл (Greek mythological character)
    • Геракл (Greek mythological character)
    • هرکول (Greek mythological character)
    • هيراكليس (Greek mythological character)
    • Ἀλκετ̔̈«”αε·δης (Greek mythological character)
    • Ἀλκατ̔̈»εγ·ος (Greek mythological character)
    • Ἡρακλτ̔̈»εϐ·ς (Greek mythological character)
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    • found: Sophocles. Electra and other plays, 2010:page 332 (Herakles)
    • found: Brill's new Pauly online, 20 June 2014(Heracles; Ἡρακλτ̔̈»εϐ·ς; originally called Alcides or Alcaeus the most prominent Greek hero in myth and cult; connected with Thebes, Argos, And Trachis; name connected with Hera in antiquity; son of Zeus and Alcmene; identified with a large number of non-Greek gods and heroes; he was taken over as Hercle by the Etruscans, as Hercules by the Romans)
    • found: Wikipedia, 20 June 2014(Heracles; Ἡρακλτ̔̈»εϐ·ς; Herakliu; Alcaeus; Ἀλκατ̔̈»εγ·ος; Alcides; Ἀλκετ̔̈«”αε·δης; divine hero in Greek mythology; son of Zeus and Alcmene, foster son of Amphitryon; greatest of the Greek heroes; associated with the Roman hero Hercules; other forms of name: Herakles; هيراكليس; Herakl; Heraklo; Херакъл; Гэракл; Геракл; هرکول; Earcail; 헤라클레스; Eracle; ף הרקולס ; Hڶerakls; Heraklis; Hڳeraklڳesz; ヘーラクレース; Hڳethacl'ye; Eracles; Heracle; Heraklej; 赫拉克勒斯)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Not the same as Hercules, a Roman mythological character associated with Heracles.]
    • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
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    • 2014-06-20: new
    • 2017-10-26: revised
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