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What are Hercules' character traits?

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Hercules is most known for his courage and self-confidence. Both of these traits are partly results of Hercules' physical strength; he was deemed the strongest man on Earth. At one point, Hercules was considered crazy and unpredictable because he was driven mad by Hera, the wife of the Greek god Zeus.

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Known as "Heracles" in literature, Hercules was a mortal mythological figure. Although human, he was considered stronger than some Greek gods. He was the son of Zeus, and his physical strength was a counterpoint to his lack of intelligence and wisdom. Although considered primitive and violent, he was also regarded as loyal to his friends.

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