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Letting the New Year In

Perhaps it would have been more appropriate to have written about this post’s subject last month, but it makes more sense to me to cover her now instead of waiting until next March. Anna Perenna was the Roman goddess of … Continue reading

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The Io Affair

I’m sure we all know about Zeus’s reputation as a philanderer, and today’s myth is another one of the Horny Zeus variety. This time, the object of his affection was Io, the beautiful daughter of the river-god Inakhos. When Hera … Continue reading

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