CLXVII: Daughter of Gods Meets Phoenician Hero, the Story of Cadmus & Harmonia (Part 1)

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By Liv Albert. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Revisiting Liv's favourite myth in much more detail... What happens when a hero marries a goddess? The story of Cadmus and Harmonia, the mysterious and yet deeply important couple and the origins of their family's curse.

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, entries on Harmonia, Athena's Favour (Cadmus), and Ares' Wrath (Cadmus); Early Greek Myths by Timothy Gantz.

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