Argus was a giant, one
hundred eyed creature.
His partner was Io. Io had an affair with Zeus
and so Argus
into an animal to protect her from Hera's
Hermes killed Argus under the
orders of Zeus. Hermes first sung
song that sent him to sleep and then proceeded to murder him.
died, Hera placed his eyes on the
ends of feathers of a peacock, which
to be her favorite animal.