Their judgment was based more upon blind wishing than upon sound reasoning. For it is a habit of mankind to entrust to careless hope what they long for, and to thrust aside what they do not fancy. — Thucydides


~ 2000 BC
Civilization: Greek — 
   Field of Renown:  heroine — Maiden
Era:  Heroic

Phoenician Princess carried away by Zeus to the Continent of Europe.

Other Resources

Story Links
Book Links
Cadmus and Europa in  Old Greek Stories  by  James Baldwin
Dragon's Teeth in  Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys  by  Nathaniel Hawthorne

Image Links

Jupiter and Europa
 in Romulus

Europa and the bull
 in Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys