Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

EUROPA

Greek legendary mortal

Picture of the Greek legendary mortal Europa from our Greek mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Lover of Zeus in bull mode

The daughter of Poseidon son King Agenor, she must have had that special something as Zeus fancied her like crazy.

He was so keen that when all else failed he had his willful way with her in the guise of a bull.

Naturally there was fecundity. Three sons, one of whom became Minos King of Crete. Zeus also gave her three magic gifts, including the intriguingly robotic bronze man Talos.

Europa Facts and Figures

Name: Europa
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: legendary mortal
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1413

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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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