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"Medea murdered her own children"

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Traditional version of the story of Medea, its children had been killed by the Corinthians, after she killed the king of the Corinthians and daughter, Glauke, who had her husband. Euripides (480-406 BC approximately) was the first who has finished his opera with Medea killing her children. It is said that he had been given 15talents of silver, by the Corinthians to change the story. Even the fate of Medea has several versions. Onesays that Medea had been exiled to an island, where she married Achilles.
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