26th January 2014

“Take your pick of which version of this story to tell: let a King of Heaven impregnate Danae or Io or Leda or the Virgin Mary and let there be resulting heaven-destined progeny: Heracles, Castor and Pollux, Jesus – or any of the other forms of exactly such tales in Babylonian, Egyptian and other mythologies.”

A.C. Grayling