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Amphitryon [r]: A character from Greek mythology who was the husband of Alcmene, father of Iphicles, and stepfather of Heracles. [e]

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Photo of a painting with women.
Greek mythology has numerous characters besides lesser ones such as Amphitryon, including gods and goddesses, humans, and stories have been a vital part of Western civilization and have served as material for Renaissance painters such as Correggio. Pictured: Leda and the Swan.Painting circa 1532.