Alcmene


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Alcmene

(ălkmē`nē): see AmphitryonAmphitryon
, in Greek mythology, son of Alcaeus. While betrothed to Alcmene, he accidentally killed her father, Electryon. Alcmene and Amphitryon fled to Thebes, but she demanded that he defeat Pterelaos, her father's enemy.
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