Definition of Medea

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) a princess of Colchis who aided Jason in taking the Golden Fleece from her father.

Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Mythical Being



Definition of Medea

1. Proper noun. An enchantress (in Greek mythology) who helped Jason obtain the Golden Fleece ¹

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Literary usage of Medea

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1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1814)
"... of Mount Atlas, and Medea three or four leagues on the other fide of it. ... therefore, and Medea, lie nearly in the fame meridian ; as they are ..."

2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"But when he flies, ye poisons, lend your powers, That day, Medea treads ... d ; Medea, careless of her virgin fame, 1'referr'da stranger to a father's name! ..."

3. Euripides by Euripides (1912)
"My mistress then, Medea, ne'er had sailed to ... And, slighted thus, Medea, hapless wife, Cries on the oaths, invokes that mightiest pledge 20 Of the right ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"If it is true that Euripides modelled his Medea on the work of an obscure predecessor, ... (^0 The Medea was brought out in 431 Bc performance of Seneca, ..."

5. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Élisée Reclus (1893)
"Medea. Scale 1: 150000. the highest points of the highlands skirting the northern side of the ... Medea, former capital of the ..."

6. Attic & Elizabethan Tragedy by Lauchlan MacLean Watt (1908)
"The first is shown us in the fire and fury of " Medea. ... Jason,3 the husband of Medea, where he does not strike one as a fool, is evidently an ..."

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