MEDEA· HECABE • ELECTRA· HERACLES
MEDEA (431 B.C.) OF the four plays in this volume, three have in common a point . of . special interest for their first audience. Medea, Electra, and . Herac1es . are set respectively in Corinth, Argos, and Thebes . j . but for the'solution of their dilemmas, the cleansing of their guilt, they all look to Athens.