According to some traditions, Taygete refused to yield to the embraces of Zeus, and in order to secure her against him, Artemis metamorphosed her into a cow. Taygete showed her gratitude towards Artemis by dedicating to her the Cerynitian hind with golden antlers.5
- Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library iii, 10.1.
- Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library iii, 10.3; Pausanias. Description of Greece iii, 1.2, 18.7, 20.2.
- Stephanus of Byzantium, s.v. Ταν̈́γετον.
- Scholiast on Euripides' Orestes, 615.
- Scholiast on Pindar's Olympian Odes iii, 53.
- Hyginus. Fabulae, 82.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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