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Apollonius “Yet even so my death would never save me from their wicked tongues. My fate would be the talk of every city in the world.” (p.130) Euripides “In this land of Corinth, in after time, there will be an annual ceremony in remembrance of this act of mine.” (p.347) Kleos continued Kleos continued
Jason: “I shall sing your Jason: “Your gifts are praises. My comrades appreciated here by too when they are people of culture. If back in Hellas will you’d still been living immortalize your out there in the back name.” of beyond, do you think you’d be the talk of the town as you are here?” (p.324) Medea and Nausicaa Medea and Nausicaa Medea compared to Artemis Medea has mules hitched to a cart, so that she can go meet Jason Medea and her maids sing and dance Nausicaa mistaken for Artemis Nausicaa has a wagon hitched, so that she can go do her laundry Nausicaa and her maids sing and dance and play on the shore Medea and Andromache Medea and Andromache “And so I say that I am yours, your daughter, wife, and sister, and I follow you to Hellas. Your should be ready to stand by me, come what may, instead of leaving me alone while you consult the kings.” (p.157) “You, Hector – you are my father now, my noble mother, and you are my husband.” Medea and Ariadne Medea and Ariadne Jason mentions Ariadne (cf. Euripides’ Medea and Dido) Ariadne becomes immortalized as a constellation Jason promises Medea would be treated like a goddess A robe of Ariadne’s among the gifts used to trap Apsyrtus Medea and Dido Medea and Dido Inflamed by Cupid/Eros Involvement of Hera/Juno and Aphrodite/Venus Internal dialogue Hera’s Plan Hera’s Plan “Medea was to leave her native land for the sacred city of Iolcus, and there bring punishment to Pelias.” (p.139) (cf. Juno in the Aeneid) Pelias Pelias Medea tricks Pelias’ daughters into cutting their father into piece in an attempt to rejuvenate him The Marriage The Marriage Before the marriage Arete’s entreaty Alcinous’ decision “It was necessity that made them marry now.” (p.178) Murder of Apsyrtus Murder of Apsyrtus Medea plans the murder, but Jason commits the crime in Apollonius’ version In other versions, Medea is the murderer Other Encounters Other Encounters Doliones Sirens Amazons Snakes born of Medusa’s blood...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2009 for the course CLASSICS 222 taught by Professor Lopez during the Summer '07 term at Ohio State.
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- Medea, Medea, Jason