XXXII: The Iliad, Part 5, the Immortal and Dysfunctional Family of the Gods

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Jun 5, 201826m
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XXXII: The Iliad, Part 5, the Immortal and Dysfunctional Family of the Gods
Jun 5 '1826m
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It's back to the Trojan War! In this episode we cover the birth of Aeneas and the affair between his parents Anchises and Aphrodite, as well as the ways the gods made the war far, far worse for the humans. Thanks, gods!

A general mythology warning: far too many Greek myths involve assaulting women. I'm sorry, that's just the way it is. 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: The Iliad, translated by Stephen Mitchell, Classical Mythology, Eighth Edition, Mark P.O. Morford, Robert J. Lenardon, and The Greek Myths by Robin Waterfield.

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Theme music taken from is "Xenobiological Forest" by Komiku from It's Time for Adventure and is licensed via Creative Commons and is Public Domain. Other music used are clips from by Lee Rosevere, "Not Alone", "How I Used to See the Stars", and "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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