LXV: Jason is a Perpetual Dirtbag, Hypsipyle & the Lemnian Women


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Taking a step back from Jason and Medea's return to Iolchus, we travel back to before Jason ever met Medea, and the other woman he promised himself to and subsequently abandoned, Hypsipyle, one of the infamous Lemnian Women.

CW/TW: A general mythology warning: 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.

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Sources: The Ovidian Heroine as Author by Laurel Fulkerson, Apollodorus' Library of Greek Mythology translated by Robin Hard, The Greek Myths by Robert Graves, Mythology by Edith Hamilton, Ovid's Heroides as provided on Theoi.com.

Theme music taken from is "Xenobiological Forest" by Komiku from It's Time for Adventure, is licensed via Creative Commons and is Public Domain. Other music clips are from by Lee Rosevere: “More On That Later”, ”Not Alone", "How I Used to See the Stars", "Night Caves", "The Nightmare", and/or "What's Behind the Door" from Music for Podcasts. All are copyright of the artist and licensed under Creative Commons: Attribution 4.0 License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/; music from the artist found here: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/.

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