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Brewer's: Medea's Kettle

or Caldron, to boil the old into youth again. Medea, the sorceress, cut an old ram to pieces, and, throwing the pieces into her caldron, the old ram came forth a young lamb. The daughters o…

Brewer's: Mede'a

A sorceress, daughter of the King of Colchis. She married Jason, the leader of the Argonauts, whom she aided to obtain the golden fleece. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham…

Classical Mythology: No Place Like Home?

No Place Like Home?Classical MythologyCrimes of Passion: Jason, Medea, and the ArgonautsAssembling the ArgonautsIn Search of AdventureWitch Way to the Golden FleeceCrime and Punishment: The Lo…

Mikhail Baryshnikov Biography

Mikhail Baryshnikovdancer, choreographerBorn: 1/27/1948Birthplace: Riga, Latvia Dancer and choreographer widely considered the best male classical dancer of the 20th century. Baryshnikov defec…

Modern Pentathlon

First Olympic Appearance: 1912 (men); 2000 (women) by Mike Morrison and Mark Zurlo Did You Know? American George Patton (yes, that George Patton) was a strong challeng…

Modern Pentathlon

First Olympic Appearance: 1912 (men); 2000 (women) by Mike Morrison and Mark Zurlo Did You Know? American George Patton (yes, that George Patton) was a strong challenger for the modern pentathlon…

Modern Slavery

Human bondage in Africa, Asia, and the Dominican Republic by Ricco Villanueva Siasoco This article was posted on April 18, 2001. Sudanese slaves await redemption in Madhol, Sudan, in December…