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Medea

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

In Greek mythology, princess of Colchis and a sorceress, traditionally with a knowledge of poisons. She helped Jason to obtain the Golden Fleece from her father Aeetes, and married him;...

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Medea

Sarah Hitch.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 1303 words.

One of the most notorious women in Greek mythology, Medea has fascinated and repelled audiences from antiquity to the present

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Medea

Thomas Bauman.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 222 words.

Melodrama in one act by Georg Benda ( see Benda family (opera) §(1) ) to a text by Gotter, (Johann) Friedrich Wilhelm ; Leipzig, Theater am Rannstädter Tor, 1 May 1775.

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Medea

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Ballet in one act with choreography and libretto by Cullberg, music by Bartók (arranged by H. Sandberg), and designs by Alvar Grandstrom. Premiered 31 Oct. 1950 at the Riksteatern, Gaevle,...

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Medea

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 822 words.

in mythology, granddaughter of *Helios, and daughter of Aeëtes, king of Colchian Aia, and his wife Eidyia; ancient writers frequently associate her name (perhaps rightly) with ...

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Medea

Scott L. Balthazar.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 313 words.

Melodramma tragico in three acts by Giovanni Pacini to a libretto by Benedetto Castiglia; Palermo, Real Teatro Carolino, 28 November 1843; revised, Vicenza, Teatro...

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Medea n

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

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Medea, Giacinto di

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art. 17 words.

Italian, 18th century, male.

Activec.1710.

Born in Lodi.

Painter.

Medea was a pupil of Procaccini.

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Medea (431 bc)

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 466 words.

The prologue by the Nurse tells how Medea, a foreigner from Colchis, who deceived her father and killed her brother

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The Darkening of Medea

José de Paiva dos Santos.

in The Oxford Handbook of Greek Drama in the Americas

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Reception. 8486 words.

This chapter examines Agostinho Olavo’s representation of space, race, and identity in Além do Rio (Medea) (1961), an adaption of Euripides’ Medea to the context of African slave traffic in...

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Medea in Corinto

Scott L. Balthazar.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 911 words.

(‘Medea in Corinth’)

Melodramma tragico in two acts by Simon Mayr to a libretto by Felice Romani after Euripides ; Naples, Teatro S Carlo, 28 November 1813.

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Childlessness Euripides’ Medea

Rachel Bowlby.

in A Child of One's Own

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 4828 words.

This chapter looks at some articulations of the distinctive forces and passion of parental feelings, including those that come from the loss or absence of children. It notes the relative...

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Médée (ii) (‘Medea’)

Stephen C. Willis.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 1180 words.

Opéra comique in three acts by Luigi Cherubini to a libretto by François-Benoît Hoffman; Paris, Théâtre Feydeau, 13 March 1797.

At the première the title role...

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Medea in Brazil

Cesar Gemelli.

in The Oxford Handbook of Greek Drama in the Americas

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Reception. 10076 words.

Gota d’água, by the music composer Chico Buarque and the author Paulo Pontes, is a famous Brazilian theatrical adaptation of Euripides’ Medea. Heron Coelho’s adaptation of Gota...

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The Power of Medea’s Sisterhood

Katie Billotte.

in The Oxford Handbook of Greek Drama in the Americas

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Reception. 5641 words.

This chapter explores Cherríe Moraga’s The Hungry Woman: A Mexican Medea (2001), and the ways in which it was informed by the Chicano Movement, as well as by wider issues of race and...

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Many Medeas: women alone

Frances Babbage.

in Re-Visioning Myth

September 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 3564 words.

Re-visions of myth in the contemporary theatre now assume an extraordinary range of forms and test the boundaries of performance as forcefully as they interrogate the myths themselves....

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Music in Euripides’ Medea

Oliver Thomas.

in Music, Text, and Culture in Ancient Greece

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 9360 words.

This chapter argues that a tricky passage of Athenaeus, about Euripides’ use of melodic responsion in the play’s odes (453c–454a), is worth taking seriously. The reasons for doubting its...

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Medea

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

In Greek mythology, princess of Colchis and a sorceress, traditionally with a knowledge of poisons. She helped Jason to obtain the Golden Fleece from her father Aeetes, and married him;...

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Medea

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights) — Theatre.

. Euripides' tragedy has remained a stageworthy piece for centuries, though most stage versions in the 19th century were by French and German writers. The first major American adaptation...

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MEDEA

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 8 words.

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Medea

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges.

in A Dictionary of First Names

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 67 words.

Name borne in classical mythology by a Colchian princess who helped Jason to steal the Golden Fleece from her father.

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