List of rape victims from ancient history and mythology
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- Leda from Greek mythology; In many versions of the story, Zeus merely seduces Leda. In William Butler Yeats versions of the story, Leda and the Swan she was raped by Zeus.
- Cassandra from Greek mythology; raped by Ajax the Lesser
- Chrysippus (mythology) from Greek mythology; raped by his tutor Laius
- Antiope (mother of Amphion) from Greek mythology; raped by Zeus
- Dinah from the Hebrew bible; raped by a Canaanite prince and avenged by her brothers
- Artemisia Gentileschi, an Italian Baroque painter raped by her tutor
- Lucretia from Roman legend/history; raped by a prince, Sextus Tarquinius.
- Medusa from Greek mythology; raped by Poseidon
- Philomela from Greek and Roman mythology; raped by her brother in law
- Rindr from Norse mythology, raped by Odin in Saxo Grammaticus' version of the engendering of Baldr's avenger
- Rogneda of Polotsk from Belarus/Scandinavian history; raped by her husband Yaropolk I of Kiev in the presence of her parents (10th century)
- The Sabine women; raped by the founders of Rome according to its legendary history
- Susanna (Book of Daniel) from the Hebrew bible; threatened with rape by two elders,
- Tamar (2 Samuel) from the Hebrew bible; raped by her half-brother Amnon
- The daughters of Leucippus, Phoebe and Hilaeira, were abducted, raped and later married by Castor and Pollux. In return, Idas and Lynceus, nephews of Leucippus and rival suitors, killed Castor.50 
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