Iphicles

Simplified Heracles and Perseus Genealogy

In Greek mythology, Iphicles (Ιφικλής) is the half-brother of Heracles, being the son of Alcmene and her human husband whereas Heracles was her son by Zeus. Iphicles was the father of Heracles' charioteer Iolaus.

He was killed by the sons of Actor.

Paus. 8.14.10, 8.14.9


According to Apollodorus he was the son of Amphitryon and Alcmene. He married Creon's younger daughter. Two of his children were killed by Heracles. He participated in the hunt of the Calydonian boar. He was killed according zo Apollodorus in a battle.

Apollod. 1.8.2 , 2.4.8, 2.4.11, 2.7.3


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