Metamorphosis - Io Picture

"Coniugis adventum praesenserat inque nitentem
Inachidos vultus mutaverat ille iuvencam.
- Ov. Met. 609-610.

In an attempt to hide his unfaithfulness from his wife, Juno, Jove decided to change the maiden Io into a white heifer. Juno, however, would not be fooled so easily and came up with a plan to not only make Jupiter's life miserable, but also that of poor Io. The entire story can be read online here.

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