Euripides told a lie

I’ve got a bone to pick with Euripides because I think he was down on the ladies writing that part for Medea – when it should have been written for Hades. You see the latter was King of the Underworld: lived in darkness and ruled the dead, so he might have had the capacity to

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Medea by Euripedes

This Ancient Greek tragedy treads fearlessly over the obsessive jealousy experienced by a lover-spurned. In this instance it is the woman, Medea, who is left by her husband – and the father of her two children – for a younger Princess. She is fuming. Medea, daughter of King Aeetes of Colchis, proved her love for –

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