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Io

LIMC Io I4A priestess of Hera, beloved of Zeus, and so changed into a cow by jealous Hera. She sets Argos, who has two faces or many eyes over his body, to watch her, but he is killed by Hermes. Io wanders to Egypt where she gives birth to Epaphos. Io may sometimes appear as a woman with horns.

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