From L. #Latin|HerculÄs < AGr. ÎÏÎ±ÎºÎ»Î·Ï (Herakles) meaning "glory of Hera", from Hera + kles, (glory).
- greekmyth Son of Jupiter and Alcmene, a celebrated hero who possessed exceptional strength. Most famous for his 12 labors performed to redeem himself after killing his family.
- constellation A summer constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble the mythical hero. It lies between the constellations Lyra and Corona Borealis.
- astronomy A crater in the first quadrant on the moon.
trans-top|son of Jupiter
French: Hercule m
German: Herkules m
Italian: Ercole m
From AGr.|la ÎÏÎ±ÎºÎ»Î·Ï (Herakles) meaning "glory of Hera", from Hera + kles, (glory).
- context|greekmyth|lang=la #English|Hercules, heroic son of Zeus.
Category:Latin proper nouns