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Episode 030: Medea: What's there to enjoy about a 2400-year-old tragedy? Is it the ekkyklemas? The god-chariots? Or is it the protagonist so wounded by her husband's actions that she's driven to commit atrocities only Breaking Bad's willing to put on TV? What if there's not

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What's there to enjoy about a 2400-year-old tragedy? Is it the ekkyklemas?
The god-chariots? Or is it the protagonist so wounded by her husband's
actions that she's driven to commit atrocities only Breaking Bad's willing
to put on TV?
What if there's nothing to enjoy? Maybe that's why Euripides received third
prize out of three when he submitted Medea  to the annual Athenian theater
festival in 431 BCE. Join us this week as we debate the tragedy's merits,
bumble our Greek vocabulary, and make the obligatory Tyler Perry joke.

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