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n. Greek Mythology
Amphitryon's wife, who gave birth to Hercules after being seduced by Zeus.
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(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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(in Greek myth) the mother of Hercules by Zeus, who had assumed the form of her husband, Amphitryon.
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