Who is Alcmene in Greek mythology?
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Similarly, it is asked, how did Zeus impregnate Alcmene?
While Amphitryon was away, Zeus visited Alcmene disguised as Amphitryon. Believing Zeus to be Amphitryon, Alcmene let him came into the bed chamber. Extending one night into three, Zeus had sex with Alcmene. That night Amphitryon slept with Alcmene, and she became pregnant by him as well.
Subsequently, question is, what is Alcmene the goddess of? In Greek mythology, Alcmene (/ælkˈmiːniː/) or Alcmena (/ælkˈmiːn?/; Ancient Greek: ?λκμήνη or Doric: ?λκμάνα, Latin: Alcumena means "strong in wrath") was the wife of Amphitryon by whom she bore two children, Iphicles and Laonome. She is better known as the mother of Heracles whose father was the god Zeus.
Keeping this in consideration, is Alcmene a mortal?
Alcmene. Alcmene, in Greek mythology, a mortal princess, the granddaughter of Perseus and Andromeda. She was the mother of Heracles by Zeus, who disguised himself as her husband Amphitryon and seduced her.
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