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Mytholadies is a weekly podcast about women in mythology and folklore. From goddesses and warriors to sorceresses and monsters; women in mythology are fascinating, yet their stories are often overlooked! On the Mytholadies podcast, we aim to fix this by spotlighting the legendary deeds of women in mythology and folklore all over the world.

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Mytholadies is a weekly podcast about women in mythology and folklore. From goddesses and warriors to sorceresses and monsters; women in mythology are fascinating, yet their stories are often overlooked! On the Mytholadies podcast, we aim to fix this by spotlighting the legendary deeds of women in mythology and folklore all over the world.

    6. 嫦娥 - Chang'e (Han Chinese Mythology)

    6. 嫦娥 - Chang'e (Han Chinese Mythology)

    In our sixth episode, we talk about the Chinese moon goddess Chang'e. We discuss how a time period's values can influence a myth, the isolated and dreary life of a moon goddess, and space exporation.

    For more information about today's episode, go to mytholadies.com.

    Our cover art is by Helena Cailleaux.  You can find her and more of her work on Instagram @helena.cailleaux.illustratrice. Our theme song was composed and performed by Icarus Tyree. To hear more of their music, check out icarust.bandcamp.com.

    • 32 min
    5. La Xtabay (Yucatec Folklore)

    5. La Xtabay (Yucatec Folklore)

    In our fifth episode we discuss La Xtabay, a frightening demon from Yucatec folk and urban legend! We discuss the possible sources of this fascinating tale, as well as how it both conforms to and subverts popular ideas of morality. 

    This episode has a TRIGGER WARNING for discussions of suicide.

    For more information about today's episode, go to mytholadies.com.

    Our cover art is by Helena Cailleaux.  You can find her and more of her work on Instagram @helena.cailleaux.illustratrice. Our theme song was composed and performed by Icarus Tyree. To hear more of their music, check out icarust.bandcamp.com.

    • 27 min
    4. Hecate (Greek Mythology)

    4. Hecate (Greek Mythology)

    In our fourth episode, we talk about the Greek goddess of magic, witchcraft, necromancy, crossroads, and the moon. We discuss ancient witchcraft, the archetype of the triple goddess, and why you should never brag in the presence of a god.

    For more information about today's episode, go to mytholadies.com.

    Our cover art is by Helena Cailleaux.  You can find her and more of her work on Instagram @helena.cailleaux.illustratrice. Our theme song was composed and performed by Icarus Tyree. To hear more of their music, check out icarust.bandcamp.com.

    • 34 min
    3. Women of the Underworld (Themed Episode #1)

    3. Women of the Underworld (Themed Episode #1)

    A concept of the underworld is universal across mythologies. But what sort of women rule or journey to the underworld? We talk about Māori goddesses, an Aztec lady of the dead, and more!

    For more information about today's episode, go to mytholadies.com.

    Our cover art is by Helena Cailleaux.  You can find her and more of her work on Instagram @helena.cailleaux.illustratrice. Our theme song was composed and performed by Icarus Tyree. To hear more of their music, check out icarust.bandcamp.com.

    • 37 min
    2. Inanna (Sumerian Mythology)

    2. Inanna (Sumerian Mythology)

    In our second episode, we discuss Inanna, a powerful goddess of love and war from Sumerian Mythology. We discuss biblical parallels, goddess worship, and our love for warrior women!

    For more information about today's episode, go to mytholadies.com.

    Our cover art is by Helena Cailleaux.  You can find her and more of her work on Instagram @helena.cailleaux.illustratrice. Our theme song was composed and performed by Icarus Tyree. To hear more of their music, check out icarust.bandcamp.com.

    • 37 min
    1. Lady of the Lake (Arthurian Legend)

    1. Lady of the Lake (Arthurian Legend)

    In our first episode, we talk about the powerful Arthurian sorceress known as the Lady of the Lake. We talk about her rise to power and preconceived roles for women in Arthurian canon.

    For more information about today's episode, go to mytholadies.com.

    Our cover art is by Helena Cailleaux.  You can find her and more of her work on Instagram @helena.cailleaux.illustratrice. Our theme song was composed and performed by Icarus Tyree. To hear more of their music, check out icarust.bandcamp.com.

    • 31 min

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