Giving “Lovesick” A Whole New Meaning, Acontius & Cydippe

Let’s Talk About Myths, Baby!

Is it a love story when the woman is forced to choose between marriage and death? Acontius thinks so! Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv’s Patreon for bonus content!

CW/TW: 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.

Sources: Ovid’s Heroides, translated by Grant Showerman; fragments of Callimachus.

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