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date: 13 August 2020

Alcmēnē, 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
Author(s):
John RobertsJohn Roberts

mother of Heracles. Her father was Electryon, king of Mycenae, who was accidentally killed by her husband Amphitryon, heir to the throne of Tiryns; she followed Amphitryon into exile in ... ...

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