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Nellie May Madison | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers

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Nellie Mae Madison shot her abusive, Eric Madison husband to death in 1934. The jury found her not guilty, sparing her the hangman's noose. Release midway during WWII, Nellie changed her name and began working, as many other women did, to help the war effort

Nellie Mae Madison shot her abusive, Eric Madison husband to death in 1934. The jury found her not guilty, sparing her the hangman's noose. Release midway during WWII, Nellie changed her name and began working, as many other women did, to help the war effort

Medea sees Jason and falls in love with him.

Medea sees Jason and falls in love with him.

Medea makes her getaway, in a solar chariot drawn by dragons. The children lie slumped across in altar at bottom right; an old nurse tears her hair beside them, and Jason comes in grieving to the far right. Winged Furies flank the scene. Crater, red-figure, Lucanian (from Italy), c.400 BCE.

Medea makes her getaway, in a solar chariot drawn by dragons. The children lie slumped across in altar at bottom right; an old nurse tears her hair beside them, and Jason comes in grieving to the far right. Winged Furies flank the scene. Crater, red-figure, Lucanian (from Italy), c.400 BCE.

Medea - a sorceress, niece of Circe, granddaughter of the sun god Helios, and wife to the hero Jason, with whom she had two children; she killed them after her husband's betrayal

I think Medea is an interesting character, she is troubled by a inner rift, she comes to a decision but then she goes back many times.

Medea, by William Wetmore Story, at the Met  - In Greek mythology, Medea was the daughter of King Aeëtes of Colchis, niece of Circe, granddaughter of the sun god Helios, and later wife to the hero Jason, with whom she had two children, Mermeros and Pheres. In Euripides's play Medea, Jason leaves Medea when Creon, king of Corinth, offers him his daughter, Glauce.  The play tells about how Medea avenges her husband's betrayal.

Medea - Artist: William Wetmore Story (American, Boston, Massachusetts Vallombrosa) - Date: carved 1868 - Medium: Marble - Dimensions: 82 x 26 x 27 in. x x cm) - Classification: Sculpture - Credit Line: Gift of Henry Chauncey, 1894

Jason & the Golden Fleece | Greek vase, Athenian red figure krater

Legend of the Golden Fleece based on fact? Apparently there was a real expedition to an ancient kingdom on the Black Sea

Jason and the Golden Fleece - Greek Bronze Box Mirror, C. Second Half of the  4th Century BCThis represents one of the great heroes of Greek mythology, Jason, famous for his role as the leader of the Argonauts and their quest for the Golden Fleece: according to the epic poem, in order to regain the throne of his father (Aeson, dispossessed by his half-brother Pelias), Jason left for Colchis (a region located on the eastern coast of the Black Sea, centered on present-day western Georgia)…

Jason and the Golden Fleece - Greek Bronze Box Mirror, C. Second Half of the Century BCThis represents one of the great heroes of Greek mythology, Jason, famous for his role as the leader of the.