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[57] Pasiphae. She was the daughter to Phoebus, and wife to Minos king of Crete, who by her had Phaedra. This Pasiphae, enamored of a bull, applied to Daedalus a famous artificer, who, making a cow of wood, shut her up in it, and thus deceived the bull. This gave birth to the Minotaur, a monster; one half of whose body resembled a man, and the other a bull.

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