59. Women of the Trojan War (Themed Episode #12)

In today's episode, we discuss several of the women involved in the Trojan War from Greek mythology. We talk about Iphigenia, Chryseis, Briseis, Penthesilea, Polyxena, Hecuba, and Andromache.


Trojan War:

GreekMythology.com - The Trojan War

GreekMythology.com - Leda

Homer, Iliad, translation by A.T. Murray


Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis

Euripides, Iphigenia in Tauris

Ἰφιγένεια - Wiktionary


Greek Legends and Myths - Chryseis


Homer, Iliad, translation by A.T. Murray


Greek Legends and Myths - Penthesilea


Polyxena 1 - Greek Mythology Link


Encyclopedia.com - Hecuba

Britannica.com - Hecuba

Hecuba by Euripides, tr. Kyriaki Gounaridou


Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology/Andromache - Wikisource, the free online library 

VIRGIL, AENEID BOOK 3 - Theoi Classical Texts Library

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