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- MEDEA daughter of Aeetes, king of Colchis; and wife of Jason
- NURSE of Medea
- CREON king of Corinth
- JASON from Iolcos in Thessaly, onetime leader of the Argonautic expedition to Colchis in quest of the Golden Fleece
- TWO SONS of Medea and Jason (personae mutae)
- CHORUS OF CORINTHIANS sympathetic to Jason and hostile to Medea
The play takes place in Corinth (see Introduction).