Medea by Euripides: The play opens in a state of conflict. Jason has abandoned Medea in hope to advance his station by marrying Glauce, the daughter of the King of Corinth. Fearing a plot of revenge, the King tries to banish Medea. However, Medea’s pleads for mercy grants her one day before she must leave, during which she plans to complete her quest for revenge.

Medea by Euripides: The play opens in a state of conflict. Jason has abandoned Medea in hope to advance his station by marrying Glauce, the daughter of the King of Corinth. Fearing a plot of revenge, the King tries to banish Medea. However, Medea’s pleads for mercy grants her one day before she must leave, during which she plans to complete her quest for revenge.

Medea (Ancient Greek: Μήδεια, Mēdeia) is an ancient Greek tragedy written by Euripides, based upon the myth of Jason and Medea and first produced in 431 BC. The plot centers on the barbarian protagonist as she finds her position in the Greek world threatened, and the revenge she takes against her husband Jason who has betrayed her for another woman.

Medea (Ancient Greek: Μήδεια, Mēdeia) is an ancient Greek tragedy written by Euripides, based upon the myth of Jason and Medea and first produced in 431 BC. The plot centers on the barbarian protagonist as she finds her position in the Greek world threatened, and the revenge she takes against her husband Jason who has betrayed her for another woman.

Medea- Schauspiel Frankfurt: This picture represents the view of how insignificantly women were viewed in Nawal's home village.

Medea- Schauspiel Frankfurt: This picture represents the view of how insignificantly women were viewed in Nawal's home village.

Front cover of the programme of the 1993 production starring Diana Rigg at the Wyndham's Theatre.

Front cover of the programme of the 1993 production starring Diana Rigg at the Wyndham's Theatre.

My all time favorite Alphonsea Mucha lithograph: 'Medee' (ft. Sarah Bernhardt) 1898

My all time favorite Alphonsea Mucha lithograph: 'Medee' (ft. Sarah Bernhardt) 1898

Medea, by William Wetmore Story, at the Met  - In Greek mythology, Medea was the daughter of King Aeëtes of Colchis, niece of Circe, granddaughter of the sun god Helios, and later wife to the hero Jason, with whom she had two children, Mermeros and Pheres. In Euripides's play Medea, Jason leaves Medea when Creon, king of Corinth, offers him his daughter, Glauce.  The play tells about how Medea avenges her husband's betrayal.

Medea, by William Wetmore Story, at the Met - In Greek mythology, Medea was the daughter of King Aeëtes of Colchis, niece of Circe, granddaughter of the sun god Helios, and later wife to the hero Jason, with whom she had two children, Mermeros and Pheres. In Euripides's play Medea, Jason leaves Medea when Creon, king of Corinth, offers him his daughter, Glauce. The play tells about how Medea avenges her husband's betrayal.

This @CourseHero infographic on Medea is both visually stunning and informative!

This @CourseHero infographic on Medea is both visually stunning and informative!

Evelyn de Morgan, "Medea", 1889, oil on canvas, Williamson Art Gallery and Museum, Birkenhead, UK

Evelyn de Morgan, "Medea", 1889, oil on canvas, Williamson Art Gallery and Museum, Birkenhead, UK

Jason & Medea, John William Waterhouse (1907); Medea was a Colchian woman, the daughter of King Aeëtes of Colchis, niece of Circe, granddaughter of Helios & later wife to the hero Jason, with whom she had 2 children, Mermeros & Pheres. In Euripides's play Medea, Jason leaves Medea when Creon offers him his daughter, Glauce. The play tells about how Medea avenges her husband's betrayal. Medea is known mostly as an enchantress & depicted as a priestess of the goddess Hecate.

Jason & Medea, John William Waterhouse (1907); Medea was a Colchian woman, the daughter of King Aeëtes of Colchis, niece of Circe, granddaughter of Helios & later wife to the hero Jason, with whom she had 2 children, Mermeros & Pheres. In Euripides's play Medea, Jason leaves Medea when Creon offers him his daughter, Glauce. The play tells about how Medea avenges her husband's betrayal. Medea is known mostly as an enchantress & depicted as a priestess of the goddess Hecate.

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