Gender Rebels of Greek Mythology: Achilles Could Rock a Dress

Achilles is so often portrayed as the most masculine of heroes, but those portrayals generally leave out that he spent a few years of his life passing as a girl. Today, we’re going to explore that time in Achilles’ life, and what it tells us about his gender.

We’ll also delve into his relationships with the women in his early life: his mom, Thetis, and a girl named Deidameia.

Get the show notes here.

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