Also sends a huge gadfly to hunt and kill io which is

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also sends a huge gadfly to hunt and kill Io, which is why Io fled to Egypt, where she was restored to her human form and became the Egyptian goddess Isis, never being caught by the gadfly. What this myth demonstrates is Zeus’s ability to seduce countless woman, but lose them someway or another and move onto to another woman. In spite of Zeus’s sexuality, which winds himself and others in trouble, he also proves him outstandingly powerful in Greek mythology. For instance, one famous myth is of Gaia’s attacks on Zeus to seize his throne as king of gods, so she sends her son Typhon, a giant, to kill Zeus. As they burst into battle at Mount Aetna, Zeus simply crushed Typhon with the mountain, killing him. Furious at the death of her son, Gaia sends yet another one of her giant sons, Enceladus, who is also defeated by Zeus. But unlike Typhon, Zeus chains Enceladus by the hands and feet to the stone wall of a burning cave under Mount Aetna for life. It was said that Enceladus was restless and resentful, causing earthquakes each time he turned over and volcanic eruptions when Patel 3
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he hissed and stuck out of his fiery tongue”(Andrews, pg 4). At this point, Gaia gave up
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