Conclusion: Alcmene's Thoughts

Maurizio Bettini

in Women & Weasels

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print September 2013 | ISBN: 9780226044743
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780226039961 | DOI:
Conclusion: Alcmene's Thoughts

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This chapter considers other variants of Alcmene's story that turn up unexpectedly in far distant lands. These variants are so similar to the stories that we have already seen that we will have no trouble at all recognizing the notes of La Folia; even if the weasel itself is absent.

Keywords: Alcmene; childbirth; La Folia

Chapter.  6654 words. 

Subjects: Classical Literature

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