Heracles was a Greek hero and god in Greek mythology. He was the son of Zeus and a mortal, because of this Hera hated him and drove him mad enough to kill his own family. To expiate from his sins he was given 10 tasks (although in the end they were 12) by his cousin Eurystheus, which he had to accomplish. He had also take part in many other adventures, such as the Argonauts and at Gigantomachy, where he helped The Olympians to defeat Cronos and his brothers, the Giants and the Titans. When Heracles died, because of all his accomplishments he was granted a place in Mount Olympus with the other gods.