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sexual activity between a person and an animal
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
(also zoophilia), sexual relations with animals, such as goats and dogs. Bestiality is considered a sexual perversion when sexual attraction to animals supplants normal sexual attraction.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
See also Perversion.Asterius
Minotaur born to Pasiphaë and Cretan Bull. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 34]
raped by Zeus in form of swan. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 149]
transformed into ass, makes love with harlot. [Rom. Lit.: The Golden Ass]
positioned inside hollow cow, consummates lust for bull. [Gk. Myth.: Hall, 234; Gk. Lit.: Imagines 1:16]
in form of a swan, seduces and impregnates Leda. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 149]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.