15. heroes at home: megara

Join our informal discussion on heroes of the home! Tonight we chat about Megara, the first wife of Heracles, from Euripides’ Heracles.


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Source Passages

Euripides Heracles 275-311, 516-561.

Translation Sources

Euripides. Heracles. Translated by Michael R. Halleran. Focus Classical Library. 1988.

Shout Outs & Notes

Ellie Mackin “Odysseus doesn’t go to the Underworld in the Nekyia, peeps!” Blog post.

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This week’s theme music: “Super Hero” by King Louie’s Missing Monuments from the album “Live at WFMU” (2011). Used under Creative Commons license. Music used under Creative Commons license and available from Free Music Archive.