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Mini Myth: It's Circe, Not Cersei, One's a Badass Witch & the Other's a Badass B-- Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! A Greek & Roman Mythology Podcast

    • Arts

It's finally time for Circe! In this Mini Myth I cover two of the stories involving Circe, and talk a bit about Madeline Miller's book. 
A general mythology warning: far too many Greek myths involve assaulting women. I'm sorry, that's just the way it is. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing.
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Sources: Ovid's Metamorphoses, translated by Allen Mandelbaum, The Greek Myths by Robert Graves, and Circe by Madeline Miller.
All songs used are clips from by Lee Rosevere: “More On That Later”, ”Not Alone", "How I Used to See the Stars", "Night Caves", "The Nightmare", and/or "What's Behind the Door" from Music for Podcasts. All are copyright of the artist and licensed under Creative Commons: Attribution 4.0 License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/; music from the artist found here: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/.
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It's finally time for Circe! In this Mini Myth I cover two of the stories involving Circe, and talk a bit about Madeline Miller's book. 
A general mythology warning: far too many Greek myths involve assaulting women. I'm sorry, that's just the way it is. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing.
Sponsor! For $20 off, visit storyworth.com/mythsbaby when you subscribe!
Sources: Ovid's Metamorphoses, translated by Allen Mandelbaum, The Greek Myths by Robert Graves, and Circe by Madeline Miller.
All songs used are clips from by Lee Rosevere: “More On That Later”, ”Not Alone", "How I Used to See the Stars", "Night Caves", "The Nightmare", and/or "What's Behind the Door" from Music for Podcasts. All are copyright of the artist and licensed under Creative Commons: Attribution 4.0 License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/; music from the artist found here: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/.
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