Murder After Murder, Generation After Generation; the Curse of the Tantalids and the Pelopidae

Let’s Talk About Myths, Baby!

It’s that time of year again… When we talk about the most horrifying stories from myth. Today, that cursed and murderous family, the Tantalids. 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: Early Greek Myths by Timothy Gantz; Topostext entries on Tantalus, Seneca’s Thyestes, translated by Frank Justus Miller; Pseudo-Apollodorus’ Library of Greek Mythology.

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