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Well hello, here is the first question: Who was Hercules's mother
Originally posted by Mephisto2You're playing too much chess, my friend 🙂
You may be right. The night he was conceived, Alcmene had intercourse bot with her husband (Amphytrion) and with Zeus, who had disguided himself as Amphitrion.
edit: corrected 'knight' (bad habit) into 'night'
Originally posted by AThousandYoungHelios is the Greek god of the sun. He is the one that rides the chariot with firey
Explain why both Helios and Apollo are known as "the Greek god of the Sun".
Originally posted by NemesioSounds good to me. I actually didn't really know the answer.
Helios is the Greek god of the sun. He is the one that rides the chariot with firey
horses across the sky. Apollo is more accurately known as the Greek god of [b]light.
Apollo is the only other god allowed to drive the chariot. Helios let his son, Phaeton (or
Phaethon) drive the chariot once with disasterous results (the poor boy couldn't control ...[text shortened]... ce. But they were, originally, two different gods with two different
Originally posted by Evil lord SauronI was looking for a human with one parent who was a god, but I am no longer sure that's the right answer.
Demigod's were considered heroes, and sometimes so where the sons of kings.
Now who was Athena's mother, what happened to her, and how was Athena born?
Originally posted by Evil lord SauronAchilles was the son of a godlike being; Thetis. Jason was not the offspring of a god. Theseus had two fathers apparently, and one was Poseidon (he was born of the mixed semen of the two fathers). I can't find who Bellerophon's or Odysseus' parents were.
Then it's either Heracles or Perseus
Athenas mother was called Metis, Zeus turned her into a fly and ate her, however Athena was born inside of Zeus's head (ouch), Zeus had a might headache, so Hephaestus cracked open his head, and out came Athena, dressed in shining armor (cliche)
next, Apollo had two children, one of tham was Asclepias, what happened to him, and who was his mother?