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10. Ọba (Yoruba Mythology)


In today's episode we discuss Ọba, a goddess from Yoruba mythology. We discuss tragic, one-sided love, what makes a good wife, and parallels to women we've previously discussed. This episode has a TRIGGER WARNING for descriptions of self-harm and disordered eating, and for mentions of slavery. For more information about today's episode, go to mytholadies.com. Our cover art is by Helena Cailleaux.  You can find her and more of her work on Instagram @helena.cailleaux.illustratrice. Our theme song was composed and performed by Icarus Tyree. To hear more of their music, check out icarust.bandcamp.com.