Medea (Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World)

Medea (Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World)

Emma Griffiths

Giving entry to the most recent serious pondering at the topic, Medea is a complete consultant to resources that paints a vibrant portrait of the Greek sorceress Medea, famed in delusion for the homicide of her young children after she is banished from her own residence and changed via a brand new spouse. Emma Griffiths brings into concentration formerly unexplored topics of the Medea fable, and offers an incisive creation to the tale and its history.

Studying Medea’s ‘everywoman’ prestige – one who has brought on many intricacies of her story to be missed – Griffiths areas the tale in historical and sleek context and divulges interesting insights into old Greece and its ideology, the significance of existence, the position of girls and the placement of the outsider.

In transparent, ordinary phrases, the ebook situates the parable inside analytical frameworks equivalent to psychoanalysis, and Griffiths highlights Medea’s place in present classical examine in addition to her lasting appeal.


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