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Io and Argos



The nymph Io is another victim of Zeus's lust. When almost detected by the ever jealous Hera, Zeus changes Io into a heifer (hence the horns at Io's head) . Hera has Io guarded by Argos with the 100 eyes. But Zeus sends Hermes who deceives Argos and frees IO.


Io and Argos
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