Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan
Ovid: Metamorphoses

Seneca: Medea

Medea, by Artemisia GentileschiMedea by Seneca is a Latin adaptation of Euripides' play of the same name. Seneca alters some details of the plot and makes Medea a more calculating figure than in Euripides' portrayal.

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Free online texts
Gutenberg: Two Tragedies of Seneca - Medea and The Daughters of Troy by Lucius Annaeus Seneca, verse translation by Ella Isabel Harris. Multiple formats. 

How To Be a Stoic: Seneca on anger: the Medea, by Massimo Pigliucci.

Internet Archive: Two tragedies of Seneca, Medea and The daughters of Troy, edited by Ella Isabel Harris (1899). Multiple formats.

Latin Library: Medea. Latin text, HTML format.

Loebulus. L062N -  Tragedies I: Hercules Furens. Troades. Medea. Hippolytus. Oedipus. PDF of public domain Loeb edition in Latin and English.

Theoi: Medea, translated by Frank Justus Miller. HTML format.

Wikisource: Multiple English translations. HTML format.

Other Resources

Ancient-Literature.com: Medea - short summary and analysis.

Durham University: Bexley, E. M. (2016) 'Recognition and the character of Seneca's Medea.', Cambridge Classical Journal., 62 . pp. 31-51.

Literature and History: Episode 65 - Seneca and the Julio-Claudians | Episode 66 - Stoicism, Seneca, St Paul, podcast by Doug Metzger.

Researchgate: Seneca's Medea and De Ira: Justice and Revenge, Journal of Ancient Philosophy, v.11, n.2. p. 106-119, 2017.

University of Michigan: Reading the Papyri - Seneca's Medea.

Wikipedia: Medea (Seneca)

YouTube: Medea - a performance version by Henry Stead.

The Great Conversation: Further reading at Tom's Learning Notes

Euripides: Medea

Apollonius Rhodius: Argonautica

Ovid: Metamorphoses

Seneca: De Ira

Bloom's Western Canon: Seneca's tragedies are listed.

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