Then, when Hades asked the Fates about it. It is believed that Hercules had many children. Hercules was born on Mount Olympus, a child of Zeus and Hera. All the gods celebrated, except for Hades. So Hades sent Pain and Panic, his imps, to turn Hercules mortal, and kill him. He killed Megara and her children when he was cursed by Hera. His mother was a mortal. Heracles (/ ˈ h ɛr ə k l iː z / HERR-ə-kleez; Greek: Ἡρακλῆς, Hēraklês, Glory/Pride of Hēra, "Hera"), born Alcaeus (Ἀλκαῖος, Alkaios) (/ æ l ˈ s iː ə s /) or Alcides (Ἀλκείδης, Alkeidēs) (/ æ l ˈ s aɪ d iː z /), was a divine hero in Greek mythology, the son of Zeus and Alcmene, foster son of Amphitryon. He plotted to overthrow Olympus. Zeus loved his little son. However, one day he got mad and hit his music teacher on the head with his lyre and killed him by accident. According to ancient Roman myths, Hercules' father was the god Jupiter (the Roman version of the Greek god Zeus), while his mother was a mortal named Alcmene, who was the granddaughter of the hero Perseus. Heracles was the son of the god Zeus and the mortal woman Alcmene. Their names were Thersimachus, Creontids and Deicoon. But Hera, Zeus' wife, hated Hercules. One belief is that he had a son for each of the fifty daughters of Thespius. She was very jealous. Heracles killed his children by Megara in a fit of madness brought on by Hera. They said that if Hercules fought in the war, he would lose. Hercules completed the “Twelve Labours” in 12 years. He went to school like mortal children, learning subjects like math, reading, and writing. Hercules went to live in the hills where he worked as a cattle herder. Hercules had three children with Megaara. Hercules is the Roman equivalent of the Greek hero Heracles. For a very long time, Hercules (Heracles) did not know he was half man and half god. Hercules mother, Alcmene, tried to raise him like a regular kid. There are over 100 children listed as belonging to Hercules, including Therimachus, Creontiades, Ophitus, Deicoon, Agelaus, Telephus, Hyllis, Sophax, Macaria and Eucleia. Hercules (/ˈhɜːrkjuliːz, -jə-/) is the Roman version of the Greek hero and god Heracles. His … Children: Heracles, Iphicles and Laonome: Equivalents; Roman equivalent: Alcmena: In Greek mythology, Alcmene (/ æ l k ˈ m iː n iː /) or Alcmena (/ æ l k ˈ m iː n ə /; Ancient Greek: Ἀλκμήνη or Doric Greek: Ἀλκμάνα, Latin: Alcumena means "strong in wrath") was the wife of Amphitryon by whom she bore two children, Iphicles and Laonome. But his father was a king - a very special king, the king of all the gods, the mighty Zeus.