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Argus

A hundred-eyed giant whom Hera appointed to guard one of Zeusí transformed lovers, Io. In order to deceive his wife Hera who was walking onto the scene of his infidelity, Zeus turned his lover into a cow. Hera, however, knew what Zeus was trying to hide, kidnapped the cow, and asked Argus to guard it. Zeus commanded Hermes to slay Argus and set his transformed lover free. Hermes decapitated Argus by singing him to sleep and sealing Argusí eyes shut. After Argusí death, Hera, enraged and full with grief, placed his hundred eyes onto the tail of the peacock.

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