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Europa, in Greek mythology, daughter of King Agenor of Phoenicia. Zeus fell in love with her and came to her in the form of a gentle white bull, enticing her to climb onto his back. He then carried her away to Crete, where she bore him three sons, Minos, Rhadamanthus, and Sarpedon.

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