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Alc·me·ne

 (ălk-mē′nē)
n. Greek Mythology
Amphitryon's wife, who gave birth to Hercules after being seduced by Zeus.
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Alcmene

(ælkˈmiːnɪ)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the mother of Hercules by Zeus who visited her in the guise of her husband, Amphitryon
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Alc•me•ne

(ælkˈmi ni)

n.
(in Greek myth) the mother of Hercules by Zeus, who had assumed the form of her husband, Amphitryon.
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Edited by Richard Albert, Xenophon Contiades, and Alkmene Fotiadou
The RHS recommends the following culinary apples for growing in containers: 'Arthur Turner'; 'Bountiful'; and 'Howgate Wonder', while its dessert apple recommendations include 'Alkmene', 'Discovery', 'Falstaff' and 'Fiesta'.
The RHS recommends the following culinary apples for growing in containers: Arthur Turner, Bountifuln and Howgate Wonder, while its dessert apple recommendations include Alkmene, Discovery, Falstaff and Fiesta.
Xenophon Contiades & Alkmene Fotiadou, 'Models of Constitutional Change" in Xenophon Contiades, ed, Engineering Constitutional Change: A Comparative Perspective on Europe, Canada and the USA (Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2013) 417 at 442.
GET a great deal that leaves money to spare to enjoy the island's glitzy nightlife when you selfcater at the two-star Alkmene Studios.
GENOTIPOS RESISTENTES DO BGM EPAGRI/CACADOR 1 21.300.21 2 21.300.13 3 21.361.75 4 21.373.58 5 21.379.64 6 21.502.1 7 21.555.13 8 Akane 9 Alkmene 10 Angius 11 Annurca 12 Argentina 2 13 Arlet 14 B.
(5) What is clear from the citations and fragments, though, is that the Hesiodic Catalogue of Women is a song on mortal women who lay with gods and bore demigods and heroes, and includes in its celebration Alkmene, Atalante, Demodike, Europe, Io, Kallisto, Koronis, Kyrene, Mestra, Niobe, Pyrrha, Semele, Tyro, and other famous women of antiquity.
A black-figure hydria attributed to the Alkmene Painter resurfaced after a century out of sight.
Starting with the notorious "Ach" of Alkmene, Toni's ultimate words are: Ach, du hattest mir nicht mi[beta]trauen sollen!
'Alkmene', 'Empress', 'Fiesta', 'Florina', 'Gold Rush', 'Swiss Gourmet'