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Medea - Euripides, Rex Warner
Medea
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One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Euripides' masterwork centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea — whom he marries and eventually abandons. Authoritative Rex... show more
One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Euripides' masterwork centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea — whom he marries and eventually abandons. Authoritative Rex Warner translation.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486275482 (0486275485)
ASIN: 486275485
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 47
Edition language: English
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Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
4.5 Euripides' Medea
Famous as the greatest of Euripidea plays (I have read three and I don't think it is), its certainly a striking masterpiece. The story is set after Jason has returned with the Golden Fleece and with Medea as his bride. He abandons her and her children to make a new marriage, and the story concerns...
The Blogging of a Book Addict
The Blogging of a Book Addict rated it
3.0 Medea
"More like Meh-dea, amiright?"I am not typically a fan of ancient writings, and Medea was no exception. That said, I didn't dislike the play so much as I was rather bored by it. I was also rather annoyed at the depiction of Medea as an insane monster (even though I knew it was coming): but hell hath...
Little Miss Reader
Little Miss Reader rated it
2.0 Medea (Dover Thrift Editions)
It was interesting and I like reading mythology :)
Clif's Book World
Clif's Book World rated it
3.0
Medea 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...
Reading is Therapy
Reading is Therapy rated it
3.0
Do not get cross with a woman!
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