A prosperous fool is a grievous burden. — Aeschylus

Circe

~ 2000 BC
Civilization: Greek — 
   Field of Renown:  heroine — Enchantress
Era:  Heroic

Temptress who enticed sailors with her hospitality and then turned them into animals.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Circe's Palace in  Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys  by  Nathaniel Hawthorne


Image Links


At Circe's Palace: Hogs on cushioned thrones
 in Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys

Circe and the swine
 in Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys

Circe and Ulysses
 in Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys

In one moment they were turned into swine.
 in The Odyssey

Circe (She is represented as preparing the magic drink that turned men into beasts.)
 in The Story of the Greek People

Circe (She is represented as preparing the magic drink that turned men into beasts.)
 in Old World Hero Stories