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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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DK2Assasin2Indy Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I really like her expression.
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Leonitus Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014
A very tragic legend on her part. I can't help but love tragic stories like hers, such as Medusa's, Sedna's, etc.
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yarizui Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014
omg XD if i imagined medea to look like this while i read the book i wouldve loved it way more XD
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DIS-Kanna-sama Featured By Owner 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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VectorZed99 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2013
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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Blueconroy Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
At first I thought she was an evil train conductor.
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ColonelBSacquet Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013
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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Kanadaj Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013
That dress looks like something you can't move in :3
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Yerac Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Student Writer
Wow, she was cute before she went ax-crazy.
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ColonelBSacquet Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013
Ax-crazy ? How so ?
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