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GenderFeminine
ScriptsΜηδεια Ancient Greek მედეა Georgian
PronouncedPron.mə-DEE-ə English
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Meaning & History

From Greek Μηδεια (Medeia), possibly derived from μηδομαι (medomai) "to think, to plan". In Greek mythology Medea was a sorceress from Colchis (modern Georgia) who helped Jason gain the Golden Fleece. They were married, but eventually Jason left her for another woman. For revenge Medea slew Jason's new lover and also had her own children by Jason killed.
VariantMedeia Greek Mythology
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Dragon Quest characters, Greek mythology, Latinizations, mothers, murderers, mythology, witches
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute