Medea Summary

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Medea Summary

"Medea" by Euripides is a play that was written and performed in 431 B.C. It is based on the Greek myth of Medea and Jason. When Jason betrays Medea by marrying a Corinthian princess, Medea plots and enacts her revenge, destroying everyone her husband holds dear. "Medea" is an interesting, yet controversial, version of the popular Greek myth sure to thrill and appall modern audiences.

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