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.

MEDEA - PLAY: Blood Trilogy - ADAPTATION & CHOREOGRAPHY: Phaedra Soutou - DIRECTION : Eamonn Farrel - MUSIC: William Antoniou

MEDEA - PLAY: Blood Trilogy - ADAPTATION & CHOREOGRAPHY: Phaedra Soutou - DIRECTION : Eamonn Farrel - MUSIC: William Antoniou

In Euripides’s play Medea, Jason leaves Medea when Creon, king of Corinth, offers him his daughter, Glauce. The play tells of Medea avenging her husband’s betrayal by slaying their children.

In Euripides’s play Medea, Jason leaves Medea when Creon, king of Corinth, offers him his daughter, Glauce. The play tells of Medea avenging her husband’s betrayal by slaying their children.

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.

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.

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

"Médée" de Pier Paolo Pasolini, programmé le 7/01 à 16h30 http://www.forumdesimages.fr/les-programmes/magique/medee

"Médée" de Pier Paolo Pasolini, programmé le 7/01 à 16h30 http://www.forumdesimages.fr/les-programmes/magique/medee

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