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Medea:
Essays on Medea in Myth, Literature, Philosophy, and Art
Edited by James J. Clauss & Sarah Iles Johnston

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Abbreviations
Introduction3
1Medea, the Enchantress from Afar: Remarks on a Well-Known Myth21
2Corinthian Medea and the Cult of Hera Akraia44
3Medea as Foundation-Heroine71
4Why Did Medea Kill Her Brother Apsyrtus?83
5Medea as Muse: Pindar's Pythian 4103
6Becoming Medea: Assimilation in Euripides127
7Conquest of the Mephistophelian Nausicaa: Medea's Role in Apollonius' Redefinition of the Epic Hero149
8The Metamorphosis of Ovid's Medea178
9Medea among the Philosophers211
10Serpents in the Soul: A Reading of Seneca's Medea219
11Medea at a Shifting Distance: Images and Euripidean Tragedy253
12Medea as Politician and Diva: Riding the Dragon into the Future297
Bibliography325
List of Contributors351
Index Locorum353
General Index369

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