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Medea /

Greenwood, Kerry.

Medea / Kerry Greenwood. - Bittern, Vic. : Clan Destine Press, 2011, ©1997. - 429 p. : 1 map ; 20 cm. - Delphic women trilogy ; 1 .

First published in Australia: Reed Books, 1997.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 428-429)

Medea, Soreress Princess of Colchis, securer of the golden fleece. Her very name is a byword for infamy. Legend had it that she murdered her own children for revenge. But love in Ancient Greece was often a dangerous game, and legends are not always what they seem. Medea, devoted wife of Jason, was also a loving mother, a loyal friend to Herakles and a brave adventurer with the Argonoughts. A woman both betrayer and betrayed, the real story of Medea is strange, sensual and heroic.



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Medea (Greek mythology)--Fiction


Argonauts (Greek mythology)--Fiction.
Fantasy fiction.


Greece, Ancient--Fiction.
Delphi (Extinct city)--Fiction.

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