'Medea' is a comprehensive guide to sources that paint a vivid portrait of the Greek sorceress famed in myth for the murder of her children after she is banished from her home and replaced by a new wife.

Main Author: Griffiths, Emma.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Physical Description: xii, 147 pages ; 21 cm.
Series: Gods and heroes of the ancient world.
Table of Contents:
  • Introducing Medea
  • Mythology and sources
  • Origins, folktale and structuralism
  • Witchcraft, children and divinity
  • Ethnicity, gender and philosophy
  • Euripides' version of myth
  • Myth about myth: from Greece to Rome
  • Medea afterwards
  • Medea in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.