Medea by Euripides

"Medea" is a Greek tragedy that tells the story of Medea, a former princess of the "barbarian" kingdom of Colchis, and her husband Jason, who leave her to marry Glauce, the daughter of Creon, king of Corinth. In a fit of rage, Medea decides to take revenge on Jason by killing their children, Jason's new wife, and her father, King Creon. The play explores themes of revenge, women's rights, and the dangers of absolute power.

The 238th greatest book of all time


Published
431
Nationality
Greek
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
18,000
Original Language
Ancient Greek

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