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2 edition of Medea in Africa. found in the catalog.

Medea in Africa.

Medea in Africa.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsDodson, Owen, 1914-, Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946., Euripides., Coe, Richard L. 1914-1995, annotator., Howard University. Drama Department., Howard University Players., Richard L. Coe Theater Programs Collection (Library of Congress)
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LC ClassificationsPN2093 .C64 1995 no. M130
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (theater program).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23941415M
LC Control Number2009658211

The first in-depth historical account of the events that inspired Toni Morrison's novel the middle of a frigid Sunday night in January , a twenty-two-year-old Kentucky slave named Margaret Garner gathered up her family and raced north, toward Cincinnati and freedom. But Margaret's master followed just hours behind and soon had the fugitives surrounded. Originating in the African-American community, her name is a southern term for mother dear (Perry, , pg. vii). This term has other origins as well. In Greek mythology Medea was a witch and enchantress that helped Jason retrieve the Golden Fleece (Tyminski, R.F., , pg. 55). Medea is skilled with the effects of drugs and herbs and.

“The Argonautica” is the best known work by the 3rd Century BCE Hellenistic poet and scholar, Apollonius of is an epic poem in the style of Homer, and tells the story of Jason and the Argonauts and their quest for the Golden Fleece. But it is Greek epic poetry updated for the tastes of a more discerning and rational Hellenistic audience.. Little regarded in ancient times, it has. 2 “Conflict, Conflict Prevention and Conflict Management and Beyond: A Conceptual Exploration” is a Concept Paper published by the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program. The Concept Paper Series is the Joint Center’s paper series addressing topics and concepts of foremost importance for understanding the dynamics of.

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