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Wiki Caprica
Herakles Telephos
Heraclides (Religion)
Name Heraclides
Debut The Dirteaters
Significance Heraclides (corrupt Tauron police force)
Kolibri (Heraclides officer)
Herac Soldier
Heracles (Demi-God)
Photo Earth statue of Heracles and his child Telephos, one of the Heraclides.[1]

HERACLEIDAE (Heraclides) is a patronymic from Heracles, and consequently given to all the sons and descendants of the Greek Heracles. The name is also applied in a narrower sense to those descendants of the hero who, in conjunction with the Dorians, invaded and took possession of Peloponnesus.[2]

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  1. Photo: Heracles and his child Telephos. Marble, Roman copy of the first–second century CE after a Greek original of the fourth century BCE. Found in Tivoli, Italy. Musée du Louvre, Paris, France. Marie-Lan Nguyen, 2007, public domain.
  2. Heracleidae at the Greek Myth Index. Retrieved on October 19, 2017.
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