Category: Mythology/Folklore

Mythology Monday: Orpheus Can’t Follow Simple Instructions

This week, we’re going to go back to Greece and a tale that has some familiar elements if you’ve been reading these posts for a while.

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Mythology Monday: In Which Hades Kidnaps Himself A Girlfriend

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As far as the Greek gods go, Hades is one of the least dickish. Being the god of the underworld, and thus someone a lot of folks wanted to be around, he mostly just kinda keeps to himself. Of course, that doesn’t stop him from kidnapping Persephone.
Hey, I didn’t say Hades was a great guy, just that he was less of an asshole than, say, Zeus or Poseidon. That’s a very low bar to clear.

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