Greyhounds are an ancient dog breed dating back thousands of years. We know they’re in modern literature. They can also be found in the mythology of antiquity. Sit back and relax as the Greek myth of Laelaps, a greyhound who always caught what he preyed on, unfolds. You’ll also run into a controversy, of sorts, about the stars.
Note that, if this episode were a movie, it would be rated PG-13.
- Photos related to the story of Laelaps.
- Listen to Episode 15, The Surprising Backstories About Greyhound Constellations, Plus the Origin of the Dog Days of Summer
- Listen to Episode 9, A Goddess, A Royal Greyhound, and Immortality.
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