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  • Euripides
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  • 19 March 2019
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Free download ↠ Mήδεια ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Fathered her two children Jason abandons her for a favorable match never suspecting the terrible revenge she will take Euripides' masterly portrayal of the motives fiercely driving Medea's pursuit of vengeance for her husband's insult and. Hell hath no fury like a woman scornedAlthough this was first written by William Congreve in 1697 not the Bible the distant origins of the sentiment is frozen in human memory but its earliest dramatic expression may have originated with Euripides I think he just gave it words the instinct of some women to be vindictive carriers of hellish wrath is innate I have handled than a few divorces where all parties involved both attorneys and the husband stood in open mouthed shock and amazement of how bats crazy mad the wife could be Damn girl Let it goSome women cannot She has been wronged and God and all the angels are going to know about it In Medea s defense Jason had it coming Euripides has created an archetype a template upon which over twenty centuries of artists have contributed and added variation But the origin is forged in a woman s soul and God help you if you get sideways of this capability for vengeanceAs good to experience now and as relevant as it was centuries ago

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Free download ↠ Mήδεια ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies Medea centers on the myth of Jason leader of the Argonauts who has won the dragon guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea Having married Medea and. Medea with her suffering her hatred her cruelty has been present this week in my life Her myth living in various guises of representation And all engaged me in various degrees and manner It all started on Monday when touring the Thyssen Musem in the search of paintings which had to do with the idea of Travel I stopped to admire this painting The Argonauts Leaving Colchis by Ercole de Roberti ca 1480 This depicts the earlier part of the Myth the adventure in Colchis The Voyage of Argo The Argonautica As the lovely Medea in read is already in the Argos this represents the return trip with Golden Fleece on board There is no hint of their dark future On Tuesday I watched Pasolini s classic from 1969with the magnificent Maria Callas impersonating Medea Pasolini s account gives us the full myth from the youth of Jason under the care of the Centaur until the final gruesome deed perpetrated by Medea What enraptured me of this film was Pasolini s ability to portray an ominous barbaric kingdom Sinister in all its splendour For splendorous the filming certainly is Just to admire his choice of locations is it worth watching this film These are G reme in Capadocia with those haunting caves and extended yellow land the imposing and Aleppo fortress which we may very well lose as Syria is now under the control of other dark forces and parts of the delicate Camposanto in Pisa BeautifulThe only time Callas agreed to act without singing was for this Medea She and her director succeed in giving us a cold hearted Medea possessed by her hatred and full of feelings of revenge but who is in control of hers and other s destiny DishearteningThen I finally landed in and read a text the major literary source Euripides play The tragedy begins at the end This is Medea s revenge There were two aspects that drew my attention most in Euripides One was his pride in the Greek civilization for he justifies Medea s barbarity as precisely that the act of a barbarian Impossibly expected from a GreekAnd second his lines on the plight of women Medea s lmost out of a feminist pamphlet but this is Euripides stylus Of all things with life and understandingWe women are the most unfortunateFirst we need a husband someone we getFor an excessive price He then becomesThe ruler of our bodies This misfortuneAdds still troubles to the grief we haveThen comes the crucial struggle this husbandWe ve selected is he good or badFor a divorce loses women all respectYet we can t refuse to take a husbandThen when she goes into her husband s homeWith its new rules and different customsShe needs a prophet s skill to sort out the manWhose bed she shares My latest Medea was last night when I attended a performance of Seneca s version Medea This play focuses on Medea s abilities as a magician and zeroes in sharply into her hatred and rage than does Euripides The uality of the performance wavered between some less convincing passages and some truly brilliant ones I withheld my interest when hysteria took over the tragic but there was an unforgettable representation of magical rites If the play had begun with an astonishing enactment of the beginning of the Universe the ancient Greek Big Bang when out of the amorphous chaos a series of deities emerged the stage later offered Medea in her rage engaged in a metamorphosis through which she conjured up her powers A frenzy of mud and voices of dislocated movements and terrorizing tremors build up to a climatic trance and Medea becoming one with the goddess Earth adjured the destruction of the Kingdom of CorinthTo my astonishment I found myself gradually slouching in my chair pulled down by my daze and holding my breath clearly I could not resist being dragged by the intoxicating tranceUnforgettable There is at least one Medea waiting for my attentionChrista Wolfs Medea for when I have recovered

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Free download ↠ Mήδεια ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Betrayal has held theater audiences spellbound for than twenty centuries Rex Warner's authoritative translation brings this great classic of world literature vividly to lifeReprint of the John Lane The Bodley Head Limited London 1944 editi. M Medea play EuripidesMedea is an ancient Greek tragedy written by Euripides based upon the myth of Jason and Medea and first produced in 431 BC The plot centers on the actions of Medea a former princess of the barbarian kingdom of Colchis and the wife of Jason she finds her position in the Greek world threatened as Jason leaves her for a Greek princess of Corinth Medea takes vengeance on Jason by murdering Jason s new wife as well as her own children after which she escapes to Athens to start a new life 2012 1389 148 1390 9789642432714 1391 1392 1394 1395 1396 164 1397 76 9786007806777 431 09051399