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Medea by GENZOMAN Medea by GENZOMAN
Wikipedia Attack!!
Medea (Greek: Μήδεια, Mēdeia) is a woman in Greek mythology who was the daughter of King AeŽtes of Colchis, niece of Circe, granddaughter of the sun Helios, and later wife to the hero Jason. In Euripides' play Medea, Jason leaves Medea when Creon, king of Corinth, offers him his daughter, Creusa or Glauce.

Medea figures in the myth of Jason and the Argonauts, a myth known best from a late literary version worked up by Apollonius of Rhodes in the 3rd century B.C. and called the Argonautica. But for all its self-consciousness and researched archaic vocabulary, the late epic was based on very old, scattered materials.

Medea is known in most stories as an enchantress and is often depicted as being a priestess of the goddess Hecate or a witch. The myth of Jason and Medea is very old, originally written around the time Hesiod wrote the Theogony. It was discussed briefly in the work Little Illiad from the 6th century B.C.

photoshop CS/Bamboo/arround 5 hours/music: Eldanie Uelle by Fairyland (Phil is a genious!, far one of the best songs of the band)

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DIS-Kanna-sama Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I absolutely love it. I'm doing a research paper for my directed study on Greek tragedy right now and was curious if I could find any fanart for this:)
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:iconvectorzed99:
Hey Genzoman my man...Since you mention Jason in the description, I was wondering why didn't you draw him next, you know...Maybe with the whole Argonauts gang...? I don't know, just an idea....
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:iconblueconroy:
At first I thought she was an evil train conductor.
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:iconcolonelbsacquet:
You firsy assumed she was evil ? I can understand that.
But the train driver part ... could you explain it, please ? I'm quite puzzled.
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:iconkanadaj:
That dress looks like something you can't move in :3
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:iconyerac:
Yerac Jan 31, 2013  Student Writer
Wow, she was cute before she went ax-crazy.
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:iconcolonelbsacquet:
Ax-crazy ? How so ?
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:icondcblackstar:
wow what a dick jason was a dumbass
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:iconpikachu-mello:
i was named after her. my name is medea. it was all because someone lost a bet TT.TT
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AvalonsWinter Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Medea is an awesome name!
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