Zeus’s polygamy

The different variants of the mythological Greek god Zeus (Jupiter to the Romans) show that throughout his life he met several women besides Amalthea, his nursemaid, and Hera (Juno), whom he married, there were Io, Danae, Europe, Tethys, Semele, Mnemosyne, Antiope. He also kidnapped Ganymede

As diversas variantes mitológicas do deus grego Zeus (Júpiter para os romanos) mostram que ao longo da sua vida conheceu diversas mulheres para além de Amalteia, sua ama e Hera (Juno), com quem casou: Io, Danae, Europa, Tétis, Sémele, Mnemosina, Antíope. Também raptou Ganimedes.

Valentin Aleksandrovich Serov (1865-1911)-'the rape of Europe'-oil on canvas-1910   Moscow-The Tretiakov Gallery

Franz Anton Maulbertsch (1724-1796)-'Jupiter and Antiope'-fresco-ca 1780   Wien-Österreichische Galerie Belvedere

Marco Liberi (1644-1691)-'Jupiter and Mnemosyne'-oil on canvas  Budapest-Museum of Fine Arts

Gustave Moreau (1826-1898)-'Jupiter and Semele'-oil on canvas-(1894-1898)   Paris-Musée Gustave Moreau

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-1867)-'Jupiter and Thetis'-oil on canvas-1811   Aix-en-Provence-Musée Granet

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