Masks for The Oresteia, 1981. These masks were designed by Jocelyn Herbert for the Greek play The Oresteia by Aeschylus.

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Masks for The Oresteia, 1981. These masks were designed by Jocelyn Herbert for the Greek play The Oresteia by Aeschylus.

Medea by Euripides: The play opens in a state of conflict. Jason has abandoned Medea in hope to advance his station by marrying Glauce, the daughter of the King of Corinth. Fearing a plot of revenge, the King tries to banish Medea. However, Medea’s pleads for mercy grants her one day before she must leave, during which she plans to complete her quest for revenge.

Medea by Euripides: The play opens in a state of conflict. Jason has abandoned Medea in hope to advance his station by marrying Glauce, the daughter of the King of Corinth. Fearing a plot of revenge, the King tries to banish Medea. However, Medea’s pleads for mercy grants her one day before she must leave, during which she plans to complete her quest for revenge.

Medea- Schauspiel Frankfurt: This picture represents the view of how insignificantly women were viewed in Nawal's home village.

Medea- Schauspiel Frankfurt: This picture represents the view of how insignificantly women were viewed in Nawal's home village.

Alphonse Mucha. Medea, 1898 I once posed as this painting for a friend's GCSE project :P

Alphonse Mucha. Medea, 1898 I once posed as this painting for a friend's GCSE project :P

Let no one think of me as humble or weak or passive; let them understand I am of a different kind: dangerous to my enemies, loyal to my friends. To such a life glory belongs. — Euripides, from Medea and Other Plays; “Medea” tr. by Philip Vellacott

Let no one think of me as humble or weak or passive; let them understand I am of a different kind: dangerous to my enemies, loyal to my friends. To such a life glory belongs. — Euripides, from Medea and Other Plays; “Medea” tr. by Philip Vellacott

This @CourseHero infographic on Medea is both visually stunning and informative!

This @CourseHero infographic on Medea is both visually stunning and informative!

Evelyn de Morgan, "Medea", 1889, oil on canvas, Williamson Art Gallery and Museum, Birkenhead, UK

Evelyn de Morgan, "Medea", 1889, oil on canvas, Williamson Art Gallery and Museum, Birkenhead, UK

This painting was also done by Alphonse Mucha and is titled "Medea." He created these pieces for Persian theaters and as advertisement.

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This painting was also done by Alphonse Mucha and is titled "Medea." He created these pieces for Persian theaters and as advertisement.

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