Europa pleaded with him to pity her. Zeus them reveled his true identity and explained his love. After bearing Zeus three sons, she married the king of Crete, who adopted her sons. They grew up to become King Minos of Crete, King Rhadamanthus of the Cyclades, and Prince Sarpedon of Lycia. They became the three judge of underworld when they die. On Crete Europa was worshiped under the name Hellotis. The continent of Europe is named for her.