Medea by Euripides

Medea

byEuripides

Kobo ebook | April 13, 2015

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Euripides was a Greek playwright, born on Salamis Island around 484 BC. He was the last of the three great tragedians of classical Athens. Euripides was quite misunderstood by his contemporaries. Euripides is known primarily for having reshaped the formal structure of traditional Attic tragedy; he was the first tragedian to utilize strong female characters and intelligent slaves. And one of the most notable heroines you can meet in the amazing play “Medea”. “Medea” is one of Euripides' most influential tragedies, based on the myth of Jason and Medea and first produced in 431 BC. In this play you will learn the story of a powerful woman who was betrayed by her husband. “Medea” is the story of the jealousy and revenge. The action of the play is concentrated in Corinth, Medea lives. After adventures of the Argonaut Jason has brought to his palace and they have had two wonderful sons. But now Jason has left Medea to marry the daughter of King Creon. The play opens with Medea grieving over her loss, and her elderly nurse fearing what she might do to herself or her children. What will Medea do? How far her jealousy and anger will take her? You will learn it reading the tearing tragedy of Euripides – Medea!

Title:MedeaFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:April 13, 2015Publisher:Media GalaxyLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990050390118

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