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You Should Sea This Lady

I attended the Coney Island Mermaid Parade today, and I noticed that the King and Queen of the Parade are referred to as King Neptune and Queen Mermaid. Doesn’t seem entirely congruent, but there you go. I’m not sure why … Continue reading

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Sea Monster Mania

Although Poseidon is the best known of the Greek sea deities, there were plenty of others lurking under the water. Two who put in an appearance in Rick Riordan’s The Mark of Athena are Phorcys and Keto, children of Oceanus … Continue reading

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I’m Not Ulysses

Having been a fan of Greek mythology since childhood, I had always meant to read the work of Homer, but I somehow never got around to it. I was given a copy of the Odyssey, translated by the late Robert … Continue reading

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