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ID: 901001965
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901001965
Record Type: Character/Person

Io (Greek character)

Note: In Greek mythology, daughter of Inachus (the river god of Argos) and the Oceanid Melia. Under the name of Callithyia, Io was regarded as the first priestess of Hera, the wife of Zeus. Zeus fell in love with her and, to protect her from the wrath of Hera, changed her into a white heifer.

Names:
Io (Greek character) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Callithyia (Greek character) (English,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Greek iconography> (P)
........<Greek characters> (G)
............Io (Greek character) (I)
Related Iconography:
is actor for .... Mercury and Argus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek narratives, Mercury and Argus (Greco-Roman narrative)) [901000640]
lover of .... Zeus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Zeus (Greek deity)) [901000671]

Other Relationships:
culture/religion is .... Ancient Greek (culture or style)
.....(Aegean periods, Aegean, Mediterranean (Early Western World), Early Western World, styles, periods, and cultures by region, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
role/characteristic is .... character (person by activity)
.....(people by activity, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Io (Greek character)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) sh 85067765
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) in 97CC6 Io changed into a cow ...
Callithyia (Greek character)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Io," accessed 13 July 2017

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