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King Midas' Ass's Ears Revisited

On several occasions the Phrygian King Midas was portrayed with donkey’s ears in Greek literature and art. There is no text that offers a plausible explanation of Midas’ strange appearance and later commentators provide many competing stories to account for his animal ears. A new interpretation can...

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Main Author: Vassileva, Maya
Format: Online Article
Language: English
Published: Peeters 2008
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Online Access: http://eprints.nbu.bg/1587/
http://poj.peeters-leuven.be/content.php?url=issue&journal_code=AWE&issue=0&vol=7