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Leda and the swan



Zeus the womanizer had himself transformed into a swan. In this form he seduced Leda who got pregnant and bore an egg (or two). Out of the egg(s) came Castor and Pollux,Clytamnestra and Helena (of Troy). For the original of this copy look here and see why this is called Leda and the SWAN


Leda and the swan
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