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Medea

Plays by Euripides

by Euripides

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Medea is centered on a wife's calculated desire for revenge against her unfaithful husband. The play is set in Corinth some time after Jason's quest for the Golden Fleece, where he met Medea. The play begins with Medea raging at Jason for arranging to marry Glauce, the daughter of Creon (king of Corinth). The nurse, overhearing Medea's grief, fears what she might do to herself or her children.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Interactive Media
Imprint:
Sovereign
Edition:
New
Publication Date:
2015
Series:
Plays by Euripides
Available in:
United States, Australia, United Kingdom

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  • Adobe PDF eBook 2.9 MB
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Euripides (Author)

Euripides was a tragedian of classical Athens. He is one of the few whose plays have survived, with the others being Aeschylus, Sophocles, and potentially Euphorion. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him but according to the Su...

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