Greek Mythology Challenge Day 24: Myth Involving Murder
Hermes and Argos
To avoid Hera’s rage, Zeus transformed the nymph Io into a cow to hide her. Hera, however, was not fooled and demanded the cow be given to her as a gift, and had Argos guard it. Zeus sent Hermes to rescue Io, so he put the giant to sleep and slayed him.

Greek Mythology Challenge Day 24: Myth Involving Murder


Hermes and Argos


To avoid Hera’s rage, Zeus transformed the nymph Io into a cow to hide her. Hera, however, was not fooled and demanded the cow be given to her as a gift, and had Argos guard it. Zeus sent Hermes to rescue Io, so he put the giant to sleep and slayed him.


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