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In Greek mythology, Iphicles referred to three different people.

  1. The half-brother of Heracles, being the son of Alcmene and her human husband whereas Heracles was her son by Zeus. Iphicles was the father of Heracles' charioteer Iolaus.
  2. Son of Thestius, one of the Argonauts, and a participant in the hunt for the Calydonian Boar, where he was killed by Meleager.
  3. A Thessalonian man, son of Phylacus, he fathered Protesilaus and Podarces.

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