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Monday, May 8, 2017

[GBM] Adonis Affair: Instigator Caught


In canto 12 of G. B. Marino's Adone we will meet Jealousy: the witch, goddess, monster, or whatever, who, incapable to accept Venus' happiness with Adonis, goes and reports their love affair to Mars. As mythology has it, Mars will plan Adonis' murder making it look like an accident. Meanwhile here's the instigator's identikit from an archaic statuette of questionable authenticity.