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Men Are Pigs

Circe, by Madeline Miller – When I heard about this book, I knew I should probably read it, but it took me a while to get a digital copy from the library. It’s a reinterpretation of the story of the … 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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Promoting Proteus

It’s Saturday, and that means mythology here at VoVatia. Today’s subject is Proteus, the Old Man of the Sea, who famously showed up in the Odyssey. This son of Poseidon is a shepherd, a prophet, and a shape-shifter. He is … Continue reading

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