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Rena in "What's in a Name?"
|Portrayed By||Simone Kessell|
|First Appearance||HTLJ "What's in a Name?"|
|Last Appearance||HTLJ "The Wedding of Alcmene"|
|Cause of Death||Disease|
|Other Family|| Iphicles (husband)|
Alcmene's mother (maternal grandmother-in-law)
King Alcaeus (paternal grandfather-in-law)
Klonus (older half-nephew)
Aeson (younger half-nephew)
Rena was the step-daughter of the warlord Gorgas. As a child, she had been promised to Pallaeus but she fell in love with Iphicles who was posing as his brother, Hercules. Even after the deception was revealed, she loved him and forgave him. After Gorgas was defeated, the two were married (HTLJ "What's in a Name?").
- In mythology, Iphicles's wife was Automedusa, a granddaughter of Tantalus. In some versions, they were the parents of Iolaus.