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  Io, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Io, who is one of the Three Main Ancestors, was turned into a cow after having been seduced by Zeus, and forced to wander over the whole world until she settled in Egypt.
Io is said to have been turned into a cow, either by Hera or Zeus, and then forced to wander over the whole world.
Io continued her wanderings through Scythia and Cimmeria (to the north of the Black Sea), met in Caucasus the bound Prometheus 1, and finally she came to Egypt.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Io.html   (1794 words)

  
 Welcome to the Planets Version
Centaur -- In Greek mythology, a being with the head, arms, and torso of a man, and the body and legs of a horse.
Io -- In Greek mythology, a young woman seduced by Zeus, who then transformed her into a heifer to protect her from his jealous wife.
In Greek mythology, god of the sky, mate of the goddess of the Earth, and father of the Titans.
pds.jpl.nasa.gov /planets/special/glossary.htm   (2887 words)

  
 Io (mythology) - MSN Encarta
Io (mythology), in Greek mythology, daughter of the river god Inachus.
Because the monster never slept with all his eyes shut, Io was unable to escape until Zeus sent his son, the messenger god Hermes, to rescue her.
Io finally swam across the sea that was later named for her (the Ionian Sea) and at last reached Egypt.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761571132/Io_(mythology).html   (189 words)

  
 Io - Greek Mythology - Ancinet-Mythology.com
Io was the daughter of Inachus, the river god.
She was a mortal, and a virgin priestess of Hera, however Hera's husband Zeus made her his lover.
Some versions of the myth say that to avoid Hera's jealousy, Zeus transformed Io into a beautiful heifer, but Hera discovered it and made a gadfly keep the animal moving.
www.ancient-mythology.com /greek/io.php   (73 words)

  
 Io
Io was an Argive princess and the daughter of Inachus, an ancient hero or river god of Argos.
Furthermore, and perhaps more importantly, she is the progenitor, thought removed by many generations, of Hercules, greatest of heroes, to whom Prometheus himself would owe his freedom.
Io, and the myth surrounding her, is important in several respects.
www.pantheon.org /articles/i/io.html   (407 words)

  
 Greek mythology A-M - All About Turkey
In Greek mythology, Achilles was the son of Peleus, king of the Myrmidons in Thessaly, and of the sea nymph Thetis, who rendered him invulnerable, except for the heel by which she held him, by dipping him in the river Styx.
In Greek mythology Astraea was the daughter of Zeus and Themis, the goddess of justice.
In Greek mythology Ion was the son of Apollo and the Arthenian princess Creusa, whom Apollo raped on the Acropolis.
www.allaboutturkey.com /sozlukmit1.htm   (7737 words)

  
 Io (mythology): Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
In Greek mythology, Io (pronounced "EYE oh," though "EE oh" is also acceptable) was the daughter of Inachus, a river god.
Once Io was given to Hera, she placed him in the charge of Argus to keep her separated from Zeus.
Hera sent a gadfly to sting Io as she wandered the earth, eventually running into Prometheus, who told her that she would eventually be restored to human form and become the ancestress of a great hero (Heracles).
www.encyclopedian.com /io/Io-(mythical).html   (260 words)

  
 Io (mythology)
Hera placed Io in the charge of Argus (the many-eyed monster) to keep her separated from Zeus.
Io eventually crossed the path between Propontis and Black Sea, which thus took the name Bosporus (meaning ox passage), where she met Prometheus.
Io escaped across the Ionian Sea to Egypt, where she was restored to human form by Zeus.
www.kiwipedia.com /io--mythology-.html   (331 words)

  
 Io (mythology) information - Search.com
In Greek mythology, Io (IPA [ˈaɪoʊ] or [ˈiːoʊ]), (World Book «EYE oh»), was the daughter of Inachus, a river god (it should be noted that the early genealogy of the House of Argos is very confusing; depending on the source, Io had different parents).
Io eventually crossed the path between Propontis and Black Sea, which thus took the name Bosporus (meaning ox passage), where she met Prometheus.
Io escaped across the Ionian Sea to Egypt, where she was restored to human form by Zeus.
www.search.com /reference/Io_(mythology)   (407 words)

  
 The Probert Encyclopaedia - Greek &. Roman Mythology (A-M)
In the mythology of the Solomon Islands, Adaro is a sea-spirit.
In Greek mythology, Alphito was a white goddess of barley flour, destiny and the moon.
In Greek mythology, Erigone was the goddess of death, trees and fertility and associated with wine and a pastoral economy.
www.fas.org /news/reference/probert/D1A.HTM   (7718 words)

  
 Mythography | The Greek Lovers Io and Zeus in Myth and Art
In Greek mythology, Io was a beautiful woman who caught the eye of the passionate (and conspicuously promiscuous) Olympian god Zeus.
Io was commonly thought to be a daughter of the river god Inachus and Melia.
Io wandered far from her home, trying to escape from the gadfly.
www.loggia.com /myth/io.html   (494 words)

  
 Io
In Greek mythology, Io was the daughter of Inachus, a river god (it should be noted that the early genealogy of the House of Argos is very confusing; depending on the source, Io had different parents).
Io eventually crossed the path between Propontis and Black Sea, which thus took the name Bosporus (meaning ox passage), where she met Prometheus.
Io escaped across the Ionian Sea to Egypt, where she was restored to human form by Zeus.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Mythology/Io.html   (407 words)

  
 Wikipedia: Io
Io (mythology): In Greek mythology, Io (pronounced "EYE oh," though "EE oh" is also acceptable) was the daughter of Inachus, a river god.
Io: In Polynesian mythology (including the Maori), the creator god, see Kiho for more information.
Io programming language: a prototype-oriented programming language made by Steve Dekorte.
www.factbook.org /wikipedia/en/i/io/io.html   (70 words)

  
 IO : Naiad nymph of Argolis & Egypt ; Greek mythology : KALLITHYIA
Io was identified with the Egyptian goddess Isis and her son Epaphos with the sacred bull Apis.
Io has first to wander towards the east, through unknown countries, to the Scythian nomades (north of Olbia), whom, however, she is to avoid, by travelling through their country along the sea-coast; she is then to have on her left the Chalybes, against whom she must likewise be on her guard.
Io then has again to cross a sea,after which she is to come to the Gorgonaean plains of Cisthenes (which, according to the scholiast, is a town of Aethiopia or Libya), and to meet the Graeae and Gorgones.
www.theoi.com /Nymphe/NympheIo.html   (8921 words)

  
 Heroines
Io was driven from her home in Argolis.
Io continued her journey, constantly harassed by the gadfly, until she reached the Nile.
Io ended her journey, when she dropped exhausted at the city of Canobus or Canopus, near Alexandria.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/heroines.html   (9086 words)

  
 Io * The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Io was terrified of Argos and she fled from him as much as she did from the sting of the ever present gadfly.
Io’s flight took her East towards Asia, South to the land of the Amazons and, after years of tortuous wandering, she came to Egypt.
Io was restored to her youthful beauty and was allowed to live out her mortal life in peace.
www.messagenet.com /myths/bios/io.html   (869 words)

  
 io - Ask.com Web Search
Io (eye'-oe, IPA: /ˈaɪoʊ/, Greek Ῑώ) is the innermost of the four Galilean moons of Jupiter.
In Greek mythology, Io (IPA or) was the...
Io was a maiden who was loved by Zeus (Jupiter) and transformed into a heifer in a vain attempt to hide her from the jealous Hera.
www.ask.com /web?q=io   (345 words)

  
 BBC - Science & Nature - Space - Io
Io is the closest to Jupiter of its four main moons.
Io is the first of the four main moons of Jupiter.
In Greek mythology, Io was the daughter of a river god and a lover of Zeus.
www.bbc.co.uk /science/space/solarsystem/jupiter/io.shtml   (542 words)

  
 SPACE.com -- Galileo to Make Extended Mission's Final Flyby
Io is the most volcanically active body in the solar system, with roughly 100 volcanoes that seemingly spit out molten lava without pause.
The encounter should also provide insight into Ios magnetic field, which still puzzles scientists as to whether it is internally generated or is responsive to Jupiters own.
Although the Io flyby will be the last of Galileos extended mission, project members hope the spacecraft will earn a further reprieve from NASA Headquarters.
www.space.com /news/galileo_extended_991124.html   (609 words)

  
 :: NASA Quest > Archives ::   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The painting "Jupiter and Io" by the 16th century Italian Renaissance painter artist Correggio, shows Jupiter in the form of a cloud planting a kiss on the cheek of an ecstatic Io.
Her wanderings were commemorated in the names of many geographical features: the sea that Io the heifer swam across is named after her (the Ionian Sea), as is the Bosporus strait (which translates to "fording of the ox.").
Io eventually found her way to Egypt, where, after Jupiter promised to no longer pursue her, Juno returned her to human form.
quest.arc.nasa.gov /galileo/About/mythology.html   (1173 words)

  
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www.geodatabase.de /?Io   (1224 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Io, in Greek mythology (Folklore And Mythology) - Encyclopedia
Io, in Greek mythology, daughter of Inachus, king of Argos.
Hera, however, was not deceived; she claimed the heifer and sent Argus to guard it.
When Hermes killed Argus, Hera tormented Io with a gadfly which drove her across Europe and through Asia, until she was finally allowed to rest in Egypt.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/I/Io-myth.html   (213 words)

  
 Jupiter and Io: The unique celestial couple
Io is the innermost Galilean satellite and according to Greek mythology Io was the dearest of Zeus (Jupiter), while the other three were also named after his lovers.
Io is believed to have a dense core composed of iron and iron sulfide with a radius of approximately 900 km, which extends about halfway to the surface.
Auroral emissions from Jupiter and Io Electromagnetic radiation emanating from the polar regions of a planet is known as aurora.
www.europhysicsnews.com /full/21/article1/article1.html   (3625 words)

  
 The Mythology of the Constellations
By far, though, we owe the greatest debt to the mythology of the ancient Greeks and Romans.
Mythology, of course, influenced the naming of many objects in the night sky, not just the constellations.
Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto were all desired--and taken by force--by Jupiter.
www.comfychair.org /~cmbell/myth/myth.html   (376 words)

  
 Io (mythology) - Definition, explanation
Zeus turned himself into a white cloud - and Io into a beautiful white heifer - to try to avoid detection, but Hera was not fooled.
Hera then forced Io to wander the earth without rest, plagued by a gadfly to sting her into madness.
Io is the subject of one of Antonio Correggio's most famous paintings.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/i/io/io__mythology_.php   (356 words)

  
 Io
Io was a priestess of the Roman goddess Juno.
Meanwhile, Io who was still prisoner into the shape of a cow could not get rid of the malicious gadfly.
The Jovian moon Io was named for the mythological character Io by Johannes Kepler, and Simon Marius.
www.windows.ucar.edu /tour/link=/mythology/Io.html   (382 words)

  
 Io — Infoplease.com
Io, 2,262 mi (3,640 km) in diameter, is the most spectacular of the Galilean moons.
Io, in astronomy - Io Io, in astronomy, one of the 39 known moons, or natural satellites, of Jupiter.
IO in the information age; Part I: the genesis and evolution of joint IO.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0004464.html   (416 words)

  
 Io - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia
In Greek mythology, Io (IPA [ˈaɪoʊ] or [ˈiːoʊ]) was the daughter of Inachus, a river god.
Blind Io is King of all Gods in Terry Pratchett's Discworld series.
The related I/O is a common abbreviation of Input/output, and is also facetiously taken to mean "Ignorant Operator".
www.tvwiki.tv /wiki/IO   (240 words)

  
 Maori Mythology
Some of Io's names certainly seems to be derived from Christianity for as well as being Io-of-the-hidden-face, that is, not manifested in material form, he was also called Io-eternal and Io-god-of-love.
Tane was assigned a new task; after separating Rangi and Papa, he ascended to Io and asked him for the three baskets which contained all knowledge, especially that "pertaining to the Sky Father and the Earth Mother".
It is not surprising that Io manifested himself at a time when the Maori's awareness of their own identity as a people was beginning to assert itself.
www.janeresture.com /polynesia_myths/newzealand.htm   (987 words)

  
 Characters of Greek Mythology - Lovers of Zeus - Io   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Characters of Greek Mythology - Lovers of Zeus - Io Io was the daughter of the first king of Argos, Inachus, the river god.
She was a priestess in the temple of Hera, and was one day spotted by Zeus who fell in love with her and wished to lie with her.
During her wanderings she came upon Prometheus, who foretold that Io's peace would be restored once she reached Canopus on the Nile Delta.
mythology.tonyarn.com /lovers/io.html   (238 words)

  
 IO | English | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
IO may refer to: An abbreviation:International Operations, a fictional American Intelligence Agency in Wildstorm comics.
Io or io has several meanings: May refer to a deity:Io (mythology), the daughter of Inachus, a river god, in Greek mythology.
Io (Dungeons and Dragons), the Father God of Dragonkind in Dungeons and dragons.Blind Io, King of all Gods in Terry Pratchett's Discworld series.
www.babylon.com /definition/IO/English   (374 words)

  
 Mythology: Epaphos
Io named her son Epaphus in memory of the ‘touch' of Zues.
Hera's hatred for Io was transferred to Epaphus so he also felt the ‘touch' of Hera.
When Hera found out that Io had been changed back to human and had a son Hera, in a jealous rage, abducted Epaphus, and Io spent the rest of her days looking for him.
en.allexperts.com /q/Mythology-658/Epaphos.htm   (260 words)

  
 Love Is Not A Game -Newsletter
Insights of Io Insights of Io is a private firm dedicated to revealing the hidden truth about quality love relationships.
Insights of Io donates one-half of all net proceeds from book sales to organizations such as rape hotlines and spousal abuse centers that assist victims of bad love.
Io (pronounced "ee-oh") is the Love Goddess in the book "Love Is Not A Game (But You Should Know The Odds)." It is Io who reveals the secrets of the Love Dice.
www.loveisnotagame.com /about.htm   (578 words)

  
 Argus — FactMonster.com
He guarded Io after she had been changed into a heifer.
Argo - Argo Argo, in Greek mythology, ship in which Jason and the Argonauts sailed in quest of the Golden...
Io, in Greek mythology - Io Io, in Greek mythology, daughter of Inachus, king of Argos.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/ent/A0804658.html   (146 words)

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