History DrivenToSuicide / Mythology

28th May '16 6:00:01 AM LadyJaneGrey
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** In one version of the story of Arachne, Athena's intended punishment is a curse intended to teach humility and respect; it works too well, filling her with guilt and causing her to hang herself. Athena grants a small consolation by turning her into a spider.
25th May '16 7:30:28 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* [[Literature/TheBible Judas]] after betraying Jesus.

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* [[Literature/TheBible Judas]] hangs himself from a tree after betraying Jesus.Jesus, according to Matthew's Gospel, although this is contradicted by Acts of the Apostles.
19th Nov '15 6:35:38 AM LadyJaneGrey
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** One version of the story of Jason and the Argonauts says that Jason ultimately, after breaking his vow to Medea and thus losing Hera's favor and becoming broke and destitute, tried to hang himself from the stern of the ''Argo'', only for it to break off and crush him. (And that's the ''compassionate'' ending. The crueler one says he went to it to commiserate, saying it was his only friend; ''[[KickTheDog then]]'' [[KickTheDog it fell on him.]]
4th May '15 2:33:40 PM nombretomado
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* GreekMythology

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* GreekMythologyMyth/GreekMythology
1st May '15 1:34:21 AM Morgenthaler
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** In most versions of the story of [[OedipusTheKing Oedipus]], Jocasta hangs herself once she realizes the man she has married is her son and her husband's killer. Oedipus, however, punishes himself in a far-more long-lasting way.

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** In most versions of the story of [[OedipusTheKing [[Theatre/OedipusTheKing Oedipus]], Jocasta hangs herself once she realizes the man she has married is her son and her husband's killer. Oedipus, however, punishes himself in a far-more long-lasting way.
17th Sep '14 4:05:09 PM maedar
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* Psyche has a track record of this trope: twice after she loses Cupid, and once after each of the last three impossible tasks [[JerkassGod Venus]] orders. Considering the raw deals she has got, it is hard to blame her.
* Some versions of Ariadne's myth claim that she hanged herself, when she realized Theseus left her on Naxos to die.

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* GreekMythology
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Psyche has a track record of this trope: twice after she loses Cupid, and once after each of the last three impossible tasks [[JerkassGod Venus]] orders. Considering the raw deals she has got, it is hard to blame her.
* ** In most versions of the story of [[OedipusTheKing Oedipus]], Jocasta hangs herself once she realizes the man she has married is her son and her husband's killer. Oedipus, however, punishes himself in a far-more long-lasting way.
** Heracles' third wife Deianira hangs herself in grief when she realizes that she's been tricked into poisoning his robe, which eventually leads to the hero's death.
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Some versions of Ariadne's myth claim that she hanged herself, when she realized Theseus left her on Naxos to die.
16th Aug '14 2:17:23 PM cookingwriter12
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* Some versions of Ariadne's myth claim that she hanged herself, when she realized Theseus left her on Naxos to die.

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* Some versions of Ariadne's myth claim that she hanged herself, when she realized Theseus left her on Naxos to die.die.
* [[Literature/TheBible Judas]] after betraying Jesus.
17th May '14 3:16:38 PM TwoGunAngel
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* Some versions of Ariadne's myth claim she hangged herself, when she realized Theseus left her on Naxos to die.

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* Some versions of Ariadne's myth claim that she hangged hanged herself, when she realized Theseus left her on Naxos to die.
3rd Mar '14 1:21:41 PM situationalstudent
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* Psyche has a track record of this trope: twice after she loses Cupid, and once after each of the last three impossible tasks the bitch [[JerkassGod Venus]] orders. Considering the raw deals she has got, it is hard to blame her.

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* Psyche has a track record of this trope: twice after she loses Cupid, and once after each of the last three impossible tasks the bitch [[JerkassGod Venus]] orders. Considering the raw deals she has got, it is hard to blame her.
5th Jan '14 6:20:04 PM Ciabella
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* Psyche has a track record of this trope: twice after she loses Cupid, and once after each of the last three impossible tasks the bitch [[JerkassGod Venus]] orders. Considering the raw deals she has got, it is hard to blame her.

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* Psyche has a track record of this trope: twice after she loses Cupid, and once after each of the last three impossible tasks the bitch [[JerkassGod Venus]] orders. Considering the raw deals she has got, it is hard to blame her.her.
* Some versions of Ariadne's myth claim she hangged herself, when she realized Theseus left her on Naxos to die.
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