CXXXV: Born of a Golden Shower, the Somewhat Heroic Origins of Perseus (Part 1)

Revisiting the story of Perseus: the details and variations, the so-called "full" story of the (mostly) heroic hero's origins and his quest to save his mother, Danae.

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: Theoi.com; Early Greek Myths by Timothy Gantz.

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