Heracles was a mythological Greek hero and demigod, known for his incredible strength and courage. He was the son of Zeus and the mortal Alcmene. Hera resented him and made him mortal, and would eventually drive him mad and murder his children. To atone for his sins, he was assigned 12 labors by his cousin Eurystheus. He had also take part in many other adventures, such as the Argonauts and at Gigantomachy, where he assisted the Olympians in order to defeat Chronos and his brothers, the Giants and the Titans. Heracles was granted his place among the gods for his accomplishments upon his death.