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Was #Jesus based on the story of #Hercules/#Herakles?
Um, #No, and here is why:
Hercules is the most famous hero of Greco-Roman myth. Known to the Greeks as Herakles and the Romans as Hercules, he was the ideal man of the ancient world, one who battled monsters and even gods. But does his story have any bearing on that of Christ’s?
Well, lets see how
"similar" they are.
Born of a virgin? No, Hercules was the product of an extra-marital affair between Zeus and Alcmene.
In other words, they did the hunka-chunka.
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