Examples from the Web for medea
So who is Medea Benjamin—and why should we listen to her, as Obama said?
Benjamin, however, had read another version, one in which Medea was simply misunderstood.
First of all, Medea was not the name she was given at birth, but one that she took “early in life,” as she says.
Medea Benjamin has spent a lifetime confronting powerful people, so she was a bit baffled when Obama called her a ‘young lady.’
Political activist Medea Benjamin has spent more than 30 years fighting for peace and social justice around the globe.Medea Benjamin and Code Pink Protest the RNC in Tampa|Lynn Waddell|August 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Firstly, we find her as the beautiful and accomplished daughter of the witch, playing the part of a Medea, without her cruelty.Kalevala, Volume I (of 2)|Anonymous
Then Medea and Jason went forth from the ship, and followed the path, seeking for the great bush whereon the fleece was hung.Stories of the Old world|Alfred John Church
Even in the Medea there is one chorus, a little out of place perhaps, but famous in after days, describing the glories of Athens.
The plot of the Medea begins where that of the Daughters of Pelias (p. 69) ended.
Ronald also told his captain all he had heard of the Marquis of Medea.Ronald Morton, or the Fire Ships|W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for medea
Word Origin and History for medea
famous sorceress, daughter of the king of Colchis, from Latin Medea, from Greek Medeia, literally "cunning," related to medos "counsel, plan, device, cunning," medein "to protect, rule over," from PIE root *med- "to measure, limit, consider" (see meditation).
Culture definitions for medea
In classical mythology, a sorceress who fell in love with Jason and helped him obtain the Golden Fleece. When Jason abandoned her to marry another woman, she took revenge by brutally murdering his young bride as well as the children she had borne him.