Liv Reads the Batrachomyomachia, the Battle of Frogs & Mice


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Liv dives into ancient parody and satire before reading the Batrachomyomachia, the Battle of Frogs and Mice, translated by Hugh Evelyn White.

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: select research by August Guszkowski; The Battle Between the Frogs and Mice, translated by A.E. Stallings; The Homeric Battle of the Frogs and Mice, edited by Joel Christensen and Erik Robinson; full reading translation by Hugh Evelyn-White.

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