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Medea By Euripides
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A tale of infidelity, child murder add self destruction. A tragedy for today, as for the audiences of the Athens of the the fifth century BC CALLENDER CLASSICAL TEXTS
Medea of Euripides By Euripides
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Gilbert Aimé Murray, OM (2 January 1866 – 20... More > May 1957) was an Australian-born British classical scholar and public intellectual, with connections in many spheres. He was an outstanding scholar of the language and culture of Ancient Greece, perhaps the leading authority in the first half of the twentieth century. He is the basis for the character of Adolphus Cusins in his friend George Bernard Shaw's play Major Barbara, and also appears as the chorus figure in Tony Harrison's play Fram.Murray was born George Gilbert Aimé Murray in Sydney, Australia. His father, Sir Terence Aubrey Murray, who died in 1873, had been a Member of the New South Wales Parliament; Gilbert's mother, Agnes Ann Murray (née Edwards), ran a girls' school in Sydney for a few years. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_Murray< Less
Letters From Medea By Salma Deera
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A collection of poems that reincarnates one of the most wicked women in classical literature into the modern day. It is a collection that celebrates and understands girlhood, loss, and love. These... More > are Medea's letters to the modern girl.< Less
Medea & Jason: Rubicon Waltz By Matthew Everett
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Medea tells her sons the tale of an epic love story gone horribly wrong – how the young adventurer Jason met the princess Medea, how the boys’ mother met their father. Medea conjures the... More > other players in the tale, unfolding the origin of the Golden Fleece, and the quest of Jason and the Argonauts. But truth is a slippery thing – depending on the person telling the story, and the reasons they’re telling it. The messier the story gets, the more variations which appear. Throughout, the goddesses and gods of legend meddle in affairs of the human heart. Medea betrayed her father and her country in order to help Jason obtain the Golden Fleece. She helped murder her own brother to aid their escape. Before it was all over, a giant, two kings, and a princess, among others, were dead. And depending on which version you believe, Medea’s sons die as well. But who kills them, and why?< Less
Medea & Jason: Rubicon Waltz By Matthew Everett
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Medea tells her sons the tale of an epic love story gone horribly wrong – how the young adventurer Jason met the princess Medea, how the boys’ mother met their father. Medea conjures the... More > other players in the tale, unfolding the origin of the Golden Fleece, and the quest of Jason and the Argonauts. But truth is a slippery thing – depending on the person telling the story, and the reasons they’re telling it. The messier the story gets, the more variations which appear. Throughout, the goddesses and gods of legend meddle in affairs of the human heart. Medea betrayed her father and her country in order to help Jason obtain the Golden Fleece. She helped murder her own brother to aid their escape. Before it was all over, a giant, two kings, and a princess, among others, were dead. And depending on which version you believe, Medea’s sons die as well. But who kills them, and why?< Less
Zona: Princess of Medea By Nick Berry
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This new novel about Zona, the indefatigable and charming, robust Princess of Martial Arts, with her strapless breast band, adds to the glowing reputation of this series of books. I opened the pages... More > eagerly to read of her new adventure as Princess of Medea, and was not disappointed! This story adds a whole new dimension to this fascinating heroine – a metaphysical dimension, for she is not just brawn and witty rejoinders, and there is a fascinating revelation of her character. Read the book for sheer enjoyment and once again you will be fascinated by the irresistible charm and impetuous energy of Zona who, refusing to comply with protocol and abjectly bow and prostrate herself before the gasbag King of Medea, is true to her independent and wayward nature. She is real and believable and behaves consistently with her stubborn and wilful, but endearing character! – Charles Muller, Diadem Books.< Less
Medea Suite & Greek Sonata By Chrys Mouzakitis
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The project “Medea’s suite” was written initially as soundtrack to the eponymous work of Jean Anouilh (from ancient tragedy), which was staged by an amateur troupe of University... More > students. I was captivated by the entire play’s plot and mentally I traveled to the ancient, mythical, heroic times. I let myself free to become ecstatic, to imagine, to see the images and hear the sounds and beats of this exciting tragedy. So after an introduction, I imagined DANCE before lovemaking, THE LOVEMAKING, the EXCITEMENT, the COMPLAINT, the relaxation-LULLABI, the mysterious calm of the Night, the colors and sounds of DAWN and THE EPILOGUE. In my mind were the sounds of PERPETUAL GREECE, as I subjectively imagined them. That is why in the same book, on the same disc, I wanted to include my sonata titled '’GREEK SONATA”, as a guide to which I had again the Greek musical tradition. I chose violin and guitar, because their sounds were the most suited for these projects in my imagination.< Less
Medea Suite & Greek Sonata By Chrys Mouzakitis
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The project “Medea’s suite” was written initially as soundtrack to the eponymous work of Jean Anouilh (from ancient tragedy), which was staged by an amateur troupe of University... More > students. I was captivated by the entire play’s plot and mentally I traveled to the ancient, mythical, heroic times. I let myself free to become ecstatic, to imagine, to see the images and hear the sounds and beats of this exciting tragedy. So after an introduction, I imagined DANCE before lovemaking, THE LOVEMAKING, the EXCITEMENT, the COMPLAINT, the relaxation-LULLABI, the mysterious calm of the Night, the colors and sounds of DAWN and THE EPILOGUE. In my mind were the sounds of PERPETUAL GREECE, as I subjectively imagined them. That is why in the same book, on the same disc, I wanted to include my sonata titled '’GREEK SONATA”, as a guide to which I had again the Greek musical tradition. I chose violin and guitar, because their sounds were the most suited for these projects in my imagination.< Less
VATE Inside Stories: Medea By Heather Maunder
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VATE Inside Stories is a collection of practical teaching notes on various literary texts and films. They are written by experienced teachers for secondary school teachers and their students (VCE... More > English), but may be useful for tertiary students as well. Each text guide contains background information and a historical background of the text and author, activities to do in class with students, a running sheet of each chapter/section/scene, a perspective on the text, text analysis, character outlines, discussion of issues and themes in the text, notes on language and style, close reading of passages/scenes, activities and essay topics. These in-depth analytical text guides help prepare students for exams, tests, essay writing and text analysis.< Less
Médéa Furiosa By Marwan Elkhoury
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Après deux mille ans d’existence, Médée se remémore sa vie, ses passions et ses crimes, rejoue devant nous ses dernières vingt-quatre heures au palais de... More > Créon et demande justice. Après deux mille ans d’histoire, comment sera-t-elle jugée par nous, spectateurs de ce début du vingt-et-unième siècle. La pièce ne le dira pas. Elle pose une question, non un verdict. A chacun de juger des crimes et des châtiments, à chacun de tirer ses conclusions.< Less