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PHRYNE! You've all seen the meme of the Hetarae who stripped in an Athenian courtroom to prove her innocence, right? Well that *may* have happened, but she was amazing regardless. Dr. Melissa Funke shares endless Phyrne and Hetarae stories of ancient Athens. For more of everything, check out Peopling the Past! 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.
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