You know, some of the classic stories you just accept, but the more you think about them the more that you go ‘oh dear gods! No! That’s just foul!’ There’s more sex and violence in classic mythology than on a selection of late night pay-per-view movie channels. Greece and Rome have all kinds of stuff, Britain has war incest and infidelity, Germany has murderous children, Japan has blood sacrifices, and even the peaceful Icelandic people have some truly nasty stories lurking in their sagas.

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