Dragon Chariot of Medea

Title

Dragon Chariot of Medea

Description

In Greek mythology, the enchantress or witch Medea, daughter of King Ae√ętes of Colchis and niece of Circe, wielded a golden chariot driven by dragons.

Medea summoned the winged, serpentine Drakones to escape from Korinthos following the murder of King Kreon, his daughter Kreousa and her own children by Jason. The dragons were given to her by her grandfather, Helios, god of the sun.

Creator

The gods

Source

Greek mythology

Contributor

Ashley Rieger

Relation

http://periklisdeligiannis.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/33.jpg

Format

Ancestral

Type

Myth

Files

chariot.jpg

Citation

The gods, “Dragon Chariot of Medea,” The Museum of Fictional Literary Artifacts, accessed May 18, 2024, https://mfla.omeka.net/items/show/83.