II-III sec. d.C.

ATHENAEUS, Deipnosophistae, VIII, 344-345; XIII, 566


VIII, 344-345

...for the will change himself perhaps into these forms and come, even as Zeus in a shower of Gold, to attack this casserole of Acrisius


XIII, 566

Attracted by beaty, too, the highest of the gods goes through roof-tiles in the form of gold, or turns into a bull, or as eagle frequently sprouts feathers