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Definition of the noun medea

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noun - plural: -

  1. (Greek mythology) a princess of Colchis who aided Jason in taking the Golden Fleece from her father
    • example: Mark the most intense moments of Medea's inner torment.
    • domain: Greek mythology
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • instance of: mythical being = an imaginary being of myth or fable

Characters

  1. Medea is a fictional character from the 1969 film Medea.
  2. Medea Clytemnestra Strong-In-The-Arm Lindenshield is a fictional character and the chief antagonist from Stuart Hill's fantasy trilogy of books called The Icemark Chronicles. She appears in a major role in both Blade Of Fire and Last Battle Of The Icemark. She does not appear in The Cry Of The Icemark as it is set 20 years previously to the other novels.
  3. Medea is a fictional character from the 2010 film I, Giannoulis Chalepas.
  4. Medea is a fictional character from the 2007 film The Deaths of Ian Stone.
  5. Medea is a fictional character from 2012 Japanese anime TV series Saint Seiya Omega.
  6. Medea is a fictional character from the 2014 film The Curse of Medea.
  7. Medea is a fictional character from the 2013 film A Fold in My Blanket.

Writings

  1. "Medea" is an ancient Greek tragedy written by Euripides, based upon the myth of Jason and Medea and first produced in 431 BCE. The plot centers on the barbarian protagonist as she finds her position in the Greek world threatened, and the revenge she takes against her husband Jason who has betrayed her for another woman. Euripides produced Medea along with the lost plays Philoctetes, Dictys and the satyr play Theristai, earning him last place at the City Dionysia festival for that year.
    • also known as "Euripidis Medea: ex editione Beckii Latine reddita et ad editionem Graecam Porsoni accommodata"; "Médée.: Texte grec, accompagné d'une notice, d'un argument analytique et de notes explicatives d'après la grande édition de Henri Weil"; "Médée"; "Médée [par] Euripide.: Éd"; "The Medea"; Medea of Euripides
    • language: Ancient Greek
    • subject: Medea
  2. "Medea" is Ben Power's adaptation of the play by Euripides.
  3. "Medea" is a book by Liz Lochhead.
    • genre: Speculative fiction
    • subject: Drama
    • copyright: 1982
  4. "Medea" is a book by Ernest Legouvé.
    • also known as "Medea; a tragedy in three acts"; "Medea: a tragedy in three acts"
  5. "Medea" is a book by Henry Bertram Lister.
    • also known as "Medea; a tragedy in three acts"

There are many other writings with this title.

Films

  1. "Medea" a.k.a. "Dogville" is a 2003 Danish drama film written and directed by Lars von Trier, and starring Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, Chloë Sevigny, Paul Bettany, Stellan Skarsgård, Udo Kier, Ben Gazzara and James Caan. It is a parable that uses an extremely minimal, stage-like set to tell the story of Grace Mulligan, a woman hiding from mobsters, who arrives in the small mountain town of Dogville, Colorado, and is provided refuge in return for physical labor.
  2. "Medea" is a film by Pier Paolo Pasolini based on the plot of Euripides' Medea. Filmed in Göreme Open Air Museum's early Christian churches, it stars opera singer Maria Callas in her only film role. She does not sing in the movie.
  3. "Medea" is a 1988 drama film directed by Lars von Trier. Based on the ancient Greek tragedy written by Euripides, it was written by Carl Theodor Dreyer, Preben Thomsen and Lars von Trier.
  4. "Medea" is a film created in Saint-Petersburg, Russia in 2009. The film was based on the tragedy of the same name by the Roman poet Seneca the Younger. The plot is based on the famous myth about the Argonauts and the Golden Fleece. It shows the last day of broken marriage of Medea and Jason.
  5. "Medea" is a 2013 short film written and directed by Ursula Mayer.
  6. Medea is a tv program.

Artworks

  1. "Medea" is an oil painting on canvas by the Pre-Raphaelite painter Frederick Sandys which was created in 1868. The painting was submitted to the Royal Academy of Arts for display in the Summer Exhibition of 1868 but it was rejected - most likely for political rather than artistic reasons. The picture was accepted the following year and reviewed very favourably by The Times, which commented pointedly on its previous failure to win a place.
    • completed in (147 years ago)
    • media: oil paint
  2. "Medea" is a painting (oil paint) by Evelyn De Morgan, completed in (126 years ago).
    • media: oil paint
    • subject: Medea
  3. "Medea" was an artwork of Alphonse Mucha.

Music

  1. "Medea" is an opera in three acts composed by Giovanni Pacini to a libretto by Benedetto Castiglia. It premiered on 28 November 1843 at the Teatro Carolino in Palermo, conducted by the composer with Geltrude Bortolotti in the title role. The libretto is based on the plays Medea by Euripides and Médée by Pierre Corneille.
  2. "Medea" is a melodrama in one act with five scenes by Czech composer Jiří Antonín Benda with a German libretto by Friedrich Wilhelm Gotter. The work was first performed in Leipzig at the Theater am Rannstädtertor on 1 May 1775.
  3. "Medea" is a musical composition for ballet by American composer, Samuel Barber. His later Medea's Dance of Vengeance was derived from the work.
  4. "Medea" is a musical album of Ex Libris.
    • released in
  5. "Medea" is the debut EP by Michou. It was recorded in two days by founding members Michael Hargreaves, Ryan Ard, Ryan Frith, Lucas Semple and Sasha Appler in the home of friend Joel Bruyere and released on November 24, 2007.
  6. "Medea" is a musical album of Nicola Zaccaria, Jon Vickers, Nicolà Rescigno, Luigi Cherubini, Maria Callas & Teresa Berganza.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  7. "Medea" is a musical album of Shinjuku Thief, soundtrack.
    • also known as Medea Soundtrack
    • released on (12 years ago)
  8. "Medea" is a musical album of Luigi Cherubini.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  9. "Medea" is a musical album of Sex Gang Children.
    • released on (21 years ago)
  10. "Medea" is a musical album of Míkis Theodorakis, Glinka Choir of Leningrad, State Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  11. "Medea" is a musical album by Manuel Barrueco, Victor Pablo Perez and Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife.
  12. "Medea" is a composition.
  13. "Medea" is a musical album of Eleni Karaindrou.
    • released on
  14. "Medea" is a musical album of Jenny Hval.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  15. "Medea" is a composition.

Group

Medea is a musical group.

  • album: "Декаданс"

Places

  1. Medea: Médéa, population 123,535 is the capital city of Médéa Province, Algeria. It is located roughly 83 km south of Algiers.
    • also known as Medea, Algeria; Médéa
    • part of Algeria
  2. Medea a.k.a. Médéa Province: Médéa is a province of Algeria. The capital is Médéa.
    • also known as Medea Province, Departement Du Titteri, Médéa, Wilaya De Médéa, Departement De Medea, Département De Medea, Wilaya De Medea, Département Du Titteri
    • country: Algeria
  3. The Medea is a 1904 steam yacht preserved in the Maritime Museum of San Diego. Named after Medea, the wife of Jason, she was built on the Clyde at Alexander Stephen and Sons shipyard at Linthouse by John Stephen for William Macalister Hall of Torrisdale Castle, Scotland.

Miscellanea

  1. Medea is a German-language opera by Aribert Reimann after the play by Franz Grillparzer. It was premiered at the Vienna State Opera in February 2010. The German premiere was at the Frankfurt Opera in August 2010.
  2. Medea is a 2014 theater production of the play by Euripides, adapted by Ben Power.
  3. Medea is a 1982 theater production of the play by Euripides adapted by Robinson Jeffers.
  4. Medea is a 1994 theater production of the play by Euripides, in a new translation by Alistair Elliot.
    • award:
      • Tony Award for Best Scenic Design nomination for Peter J. Davidson
      • Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play nomination for Diana Rigg
      • Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play nomination for Bill Kenwright
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play nomination for Diana Rigg
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play nomination for Jonathan Kent
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Set Design nomination for Peter J Davison
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Sound Design nomination for John A. Leonard
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival of a Play
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music in a Play nomination for Jonathan Dove
      • Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play, received by Diana Rigg
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Sound Design, received by John A. Leonard
  5. Medea is a 2002-2003 theater production of the play by Euripides.
    • award:
      • Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play nomination for Fiona Shaw
      • Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play nomination for Deborah Warner
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play nomination for Fiona Shaw
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play nomination for Deborah Warner
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Sound Design nomination for David Meschter & Mel Mercier
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival of a Play
      • Obie Award for Direction, received by Deborah Warner
      • Obie Award for Performance, received by Fiona Shaw
  6. Medea a.k.a. Médéa is a former French département in Algeria which existed between 1957 and 1962.
  7. Medea is a 1965 production of the play by Robinson Jeffers.
    • award: - Obie Award for Performance (Distinguished Performances), received by Gloria Foster
  8. Medea is a 1992 theater production of the play by Euripides, translated by Alistair Elliot, and performed at the Almeida.
    • award:
      • Laurence Olivier Observer Award for Outstanding Achievement (For riding the crest of its own wave with great style and giving glamour a good name on the fringe.) nomination for The Almeida Theatre Company
      • Laurence Olivier Observer Award for Outstanding Achievement (For riding the crest of its own wave with great style and giving glamour a good name on the fringe.), received by The Almeida Theatre Company
  9. Medea is a 1972 theater production of the play by Euripides.
  10. Medea is a 1993-1994 West End theater production of a play by Euripides, performed at Wyndham's Theatre.
    • award:
      • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Revival (Best Revival of a Play or Comedy)
      • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress nomination for Diana Rigg
      • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Set Designer nomination for Peter J Davison
      • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Lighting Designer nomination for Wayne Dowdeswell
  11. Medea is a demo by the Dutch symphonic/gothic/progressive metal band Ex Libris.
    • released in (4 years ago)
  12. Medea is a 1993 theater production of the play by Euripides, translated by Alistair Elliot.
  13. Medea is a 1987 theater production of the play by Euripides performed at the National Theatre Olivier.
  14. Medea is a 1947 theater production of the play by Euripides.
  15. Medea is a theater production.

Phrases with Medea

  1. Genus Medea
  2. Acraea Medea
  3. Copaxa Medea
  4. Erebia Medea
  5. Glenea Medea
  6. Acleris Medea
  7. Baeotis Medea
  8. Classeya Medea
  9. Paropsis Medea
  10. Acrobasis Medea
  11. Basiothia Medea
  12. Corallium Medea
  13. Metisella Medea
  14. Hypothyris Medea
  15. Procollina medea
  16. Vacciniina Medea
  17. Catonephele Medea
  18. Ceratrichia Medea
  19. Dziedzickia Medea
  20. Peltoschema Medea

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Google previewWomanist and Black Feminist Responses to Tyler Perry’s Productions (2014)

by L. Manigault-Bryant, T. Lomax, C. Duncan

Perhaps Medea is the figment of a misogynist imagination replete with sexist stereotypes and the inverse of structural...

Google previewWeb Engineering (2003)

International Conference, ICWE 2003, Oviedo, Spain, July 14-18, 2003. Proceedings by Juan Manuel Cueva Lovelle, Bernardo Martín González Rodríguez, Luis Joyanes Aguilar, Jose Emilio Labra Gayo, María del Puerto Paule de Ruiz

MEDEA is a proposal of an open architecture for Web ITS development.

Google previewInterpreting Medea (2010)

by J.S. Morgane

Medea is a name familiar to everyone.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Literary Translation Into English: A-L (2000)

by O. Classe

MURRAY'S Medea (1906), in rhymed verse, ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of World Religions (1999)

by Wendy Doniger, Merriam-Webster, Inc

MEDEA \m3-'de-3\ , ...

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Small photo of MEDEA STATUE, BATUMI, ADJARA, GEORGIA - SEPTEMBER 23: Statue of Medea at Europe square on September 23, 2012 in Batumi, Adjara, Georgia. The memorial is dedicated to the greek mythology.Small photo of BATUMI, ADJARA, GEORGIA - SEPTEMBER 19: Medea statue holding the Golden Fleece on September 19, 2012 in Batumi, one of the main Colchian cities. The statue is sculpted by architect Davit Khmaladze.Small photo of BATUMI, ADJARA, GEORGIA - SEPTEMBER 14: Medea statue holding the Golden Fleece on September 14, 2013 in Batumi, one of the main Colchian cities. The statue is sculpted by architect Davit Khmaladze.Small photo of BATUMI, ADJARA, GEORGIA - SEPTEMBER 14: Clock at Europe Square on September 14, 2013 in Batumi. Europe Square is surrounded with art nouveau buildings, with the statue of Medea as the focal point.Small photo of BATUMI, ADJARA, GEORGIA - SEPTEMBER 17: Medea statue holding the Golden Fleece on September 17, 2014 in Batumi, one of the main Colchian cities. The statue is sculpted by architect Davit Khmaladze.Small photo of BATUMI, ADJARA, GEORGIA - SEPTEMBER 17: Medea statue holding the Golden Fleece on September 17, 2014 in Batumi, one of the main Colchian cities. The statue is sculpted by architect Davit Khmaladze.Small photo of BATUMI, ADJARA, GEORGIA - JUNE 29: Radisson Blu Hotel and Medea statue holding the Golden Fleece on June 29, 2016 in Batumi. The statue is sculpted by Georgian architect Davit Khmaladze. More...

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When love is in excess it brings a man nor honor nor any worthiness. (Euripides)
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