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

11.12.2019 - By Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! A Greek & Roman Mythology Podcast

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Returning to Iolchus, 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: 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.
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