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68A-Morgan Le Fay: Get Thee to a Nunnery

By Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser / Bardic

Sorceress. Confidant. Traitor. Sister. All of those words describe Morgan Le Fay, King Arthur's half-sister. She is by far the most complex character I've come across in the Arthurian legends, but she's constantly portrayed in the medieval and early modern texts as a one-note traitorous baddy who is evil because she's an evil sorceress and evil sorceresses are evil. If you're familiar with the legends, you're going to see a Morgan you've never seen before. If you're not, get ready to meet one of the most interesting, tragic figures you'll come across. Sponsors: The Great Courses Plus: Go to to get a free trial of The Great Courses Plus, and while you’re there, check out the course “Fundamentals of Photography." Loot Crate: Here's the link for the Groot I was talking about. This 22" figure will be in the one mega crate sent out to a lucky subscriber. The rest of us will have to settle for a bunch of cool pop culture stuff worth twice what we paid for it. Darn. Check out code LEGENDS for $3 off any new subscription. Music: “Malachite” by Andy G. Cohen   “Watching from Red Hill” by Artofescapism   “Disinter” by Blue Dot Sessions   “The Face of the Thrush” by Blue Dot Sessions   “Take Me Higher” by Jahzzar   “Snowmen” by Kai Engel   “Even when we fall” by Philipp Weigl   “The Scent of Cedars” by Philipp Weigl   “60s Quiz Show” by Podington Bear   “Fits” by Podington Bear   “Pop Brasilia” by Podington Bear   “Seventh Hill” by Podington Bear   “Starday” by Podington Bear   “Toboggan (Smooth Run)” by Podington Bear   “Trader Ho Hey” by Podington Bear

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