List of rape victims from ancient history and mythology
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- Leda from Greek mythology, raped by Zeus in the form of a swan
- Cassandra from Greek mythology; raped by Ajax the Lesser
- Chrysippus from Greek mythology; raped by his tutor Laius
- Antiope from Greek mythology; raped by Zeus
- Dinah from the Hebrew Bible; raped by a Canaanite prince and avenged by her brothers
- 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 Vladimir, half-brother of her betrothed 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 from a deuterocanonical portion of the Book of Daniel; threatened with rape by two elders.
- Tamar 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 
- In some versions of the story, Zeus seduces Leda. In others, such as that retold in William Butler Yeats' "Leda and the Swan", he rapes her: Romigh, Maggie (2007). "Luci Tapahonso's 'Leda and the cowboy': a gynocratic, Navajo response to Yeats's 'Leda and the swan'". In Cotten, Angela L.; Acampora, Christa Davis. Cultural sites of critical insight: philosophy, aesthetics, and African American and Native American women's writings (Albany, New York: State University of New York). p. 159. ISBN 9781429465700. Missing or empty
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