Study Guide

Argus Sightings

Sightings

Jan 1, 1970 - Jan 1, 1970

Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus

This tragedy puts an original twist on the myth: Argus transforms into the gadfly after he's killed and gets the pleasure of stinging Io.

Dec 20, 2019

Metamorphoses by Ovid

Argus loses his head when he gets caught up the marital disputes of Zeus and Hera in Ovid's old classic.

Dec 20, 2019 - Dec 20, 0199

The Library by Apollodorus

Get the lowdown on all of Argus' pre-Io heroic deeds in this ancient text.

Dec 20, 2019

God of War: Betrayal

A particularly nasty looking version of the many-eyed Argus tries to destroy Kratos in this hack-and-slash video game.

Dec 20, 2019

Percy Jackson/Last Olympians Series by Rick Riordan

Argus is the security guard of Camp Halfblood and blinks his baby blues in several of the books in this series.

 

Dec 20, 2019

Marvel Comics

The eye-covered Argus pops up in Marvel's Hercules comics to duke it out with the hero of heroes at Hera's bidding.