This edition presents Medea, the most famous play of the Athenian tragedian Euripides, in ancient Greek, with commentary designed for university Greek classes, from second year Greek upward It helps students experience a classic drama as they work through the process of careful translation and gives them an appreciation of the work s artistry and its relation to its culture and performance tradition The introduction summarizes interpretive and cultural issues raised by the play and provides background on important aspects of Greek tragedy, including language, style, and metre.