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CIRCE TAMES BRUTES INTO DOCILE DOMESTIC COMPANIONS

"Circe and Her Lovers in a Landscape" (see related A), 1525 Dosso Dossi (1512-1542) National Gallery of Art, Washington D. C., United States

Circe, perhaps correctly, felt that most men were pig like. In this softened depiction, she metamorphosed her Greek lovers from human animals into non-human creatures.

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