Mini Myth: Zodiac Constellations, Have You Hera-d the One About the Lion and the Crab? (Cancer & Leo)

07.23.2019 - By Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! A Greek & Roman Mythology Podcast

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Cancer and Leo, two of Heracles' victims. This episode covers these monsters' stories, as well as some background on the woman behind the monsters: Hera:
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 Greek Myths by Robert Graves, Mythology by Edith Hamilton, Library of Greek Mythology by Apollodorus, translated by Robin Hard, and Eratosthenes and Hyginus Constellation Myths translated by Robin Hard.
All songs used are clips 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:; music from the artist found here:
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