Arachne Weaves Her Tragedy & The Cursed Legacy of Thebes

First, Liv reads a selection from the new translation of Ovid's Metamorphoses, by Stephanie McCarter, because it's ARACHNE and it's AMAZING. Then, the cursed legacy of Thebes, the stories of Ino and Semele.

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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 Metamorphoses translated by Stephanie McCarter; Theoi.com; Early Greek Myths by Timothy Gantz.

Attributions and licensing information for music used in the podcast can be found here: mythsbaby.com/sources-attributions. Selections read from METAMORPHOSES by Ovid and translated by Stephanie McCarter, published by Penguin Classics, an imprint of Penguin Random House, LLC. The unabridged audio recording narrated by Bahni Turpin is published by Ground Cherry Press, available at Audible, at other major online audiobook retailers, and to borrow at public libraries.


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