The Medea (Hardcover)

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By Euripides, Gilbert Murray (Translator)
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The Medea is a Greek tragedy written by Euripides, first performed in 431 BCE. The play tells the story of Medea, a sorceress and former princess of Colchis, who has been abandoned by her husband Jason in favor of a younger bride. Medea is consumed by rage and seeks revenge against Jason, ultimately leading to a series of tragic events.The play explores themes of betrayal, revenge, and the destructive power of passion. Medea is portrayed as a complex character, both sympathetic and terrifying, as she struggles with her love for Jason and her desire for vengeance. The play also raises questions about gender roles and the treatment of women in ancient Greek society.The Medea is considered one of Euripides' most powerful works, and has been adapted and reinterpreted numerous times throughout history. It remains a classic of Greek literature and a testament to the enduring power of tragedy.This Is A New Release Of The Original 1912 Edition.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781494135911
ISBN-10: 1494135914
Publisher: Literary Licensing, LLC
Publication Date: March 29th, 2014
Pages: 314
Language: English