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 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 (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.
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GREECE. Peloponnese. Epidaurus. 1961. Theater festival. Interval during the play "Medea" (Maria CALLAS in the main role). Costumes designed by the Greek painter TSAROUCHIS arranging the actor's costume.
MEDEA - In Greek mythology, Medea was a devotee of the goddess Hecate, and a great sorceresses. She was the daughter of King Aeetes of Colchis, and the granddaughter of Helios, the sun god.When the hero Jason was seeking the Golden Fleece, he met Medea. She fell in love with Jason and agreed to use her magic to help him, in return for Jason’s promise to marry her. She restored the youth of Jason’s aged father, Aeson, by cutting his throat and filling his body with a magical potion. She…