- the husband of the virtuous Alcmene, whom Zeus seduced by assuming the form of Amphitryon, resulting in the birth of Hercules.
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Vavasour liked to be the Amphitryon of a cluster of personal enemies.Tancred
The Amphitryon, which Cagnolo had prepared for the stage, was also played.Lucretia Borgia
Has not my master, Amphitryon, commanded me to come here to Alcmene his wife?
Do you wish me not to do my duty, and follow in Amphitryon's footsteps?
What did Amphitryon obtain as his share of all the plunder taken from our enemies?
- Greek myth the grandson of Perseus and husband of Alcmene