Name: Medeia

Origin and Meaning of the Name Medeia

  • Meaning:
    Cunning; virile
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  • Pronunciation:
    (meh DAY ah)
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    Itself (Medeia)
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    Greek speaking countries
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    Medeia might be derived from the Greek meaning "cunning" or maybe "virility"

    In Greek mythology, Medeia is a daughter of King Aeetes. She would be the granddaughter of the sun god Helios and a niece of the witch Circe.

    A famous sorceress and lover of Jason the Argonaut, Medeia, or Medea in English, helped Jason in obtaining the Golden Fleece, and then accompanied him to Greece. After Jason refused to marry her, she killed their children and the bride-to-be. She later married Aegeus, to whom she bore Medeus.

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