Hercules (Heracles in Greek) is perhaps one of the best-known heroes in Greek and Roman mythology. According to legend, Hercules was half god, born to a human mother and the kind of the gods, Zeus. He had superhuman strength and would endure such hardship because of his parentage. Hercules is known to be one of the few mortals who eventually becomes a god in Greek mythology. … [Read more...] about Who Was Hercules Mother and Was She a God?