One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Medea 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. Having married Medea and fathered her two children, Jason abandons her for a more favorable match, never suspecting the terrible revenge she will take. Euripides' masterly portrayal of the motives fiercely driving Medea's pursuit of vengeance for her husband's insult and betrayal has held theater audiences spellbound for more than twenty centuries. Rex Warner's authoritative t... View More...
Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1955-1959.
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Highlighting throughout text. "USED BOOK" stamped on bottom. ; Edited by David Greene and Richard Lattimore, with an introduction by Richmond Lattimore. This volume contains the following tragedies by Euripides: 1. Alcestis, translated by Richmond Lattimore2. The Medea, translated by Rex Warner3. The Heracleidae, translated by Ralph Gladstone4. Hippolytus, translated by David Grene View More...