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date: 14 August 2020

Europa, 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
Author(s):
John RobertsJohn Roberts

in myth, is usually said to be the daughter of the Phoenician king Agenor. Zeus saw her when she was playing with her companions on the seashore and was filled with desire for her. So he turned himself into, or sent, a beautiful bull, which approached her and enticed her by its mildness to climb on its back. At once it made off with her and plunged into the sea, then swam to ... ...

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