EP 19: Medea - She Did It All For Love

04.12.2021 - By Garner's Greek Mythology

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 ... Welcome to Episode 19. This episode focuses on a woman who was, perhaps, the most powerful in all of Greece. The daughter of the sun god, Helios, Medea was a sorceress and the infamous wife of Jason, the hero and leader of the Argonauts … Medea was really the mastermind of all of Jason’s heroic acts. Without her he would have been nothing. With her he became one of Greece’s most famous warriors. But he made a terrible mistake. He betrayed her for another woman and the cunning Medea sought revenge ... Narrated by mythologist and best-selling author, Patrick Garner, Garner's Greek Mythology is unlike any other Greek history series.  Here these divine beings are viewed as if they were anything but mythical...

If you love these podcasts, you'll also enjoy new stories about the gods in Garner's novel Homo Divinitas, now available as an audio book on Amazon.com and Audible.com.  (Thanks to Sohana Manzoor, professor at the  University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, for insights into Medea's character. Musical score includes selections from Free Sounds Library. ) Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/garnersgreekmythology)

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