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

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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'.

Attributions and licensing information for music used in the podcast can be found here: mythsbaby.com/sources-attributions.

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