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Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! Greek & Roman Mythology Retold

What Makes a Monster? What if Ovid's Medusa Was Thinly Veiled Misogyny

Ovid's version of Medusa is by far the most common, but what if it's also the most misogynist? Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content!

CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. 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.

Sources: Ovid's Metamorphsoes, translations by Stephanie McCarter and Allen Mandelbaum; WorldHistory.org; a simple Google search for 'Medusa'.

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Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! Greek & Roman Mythology Retold
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