Medea, daughter of the King of Colkhida, she betrayed her father
and helped Jason and his companions (Argonauts) to get Golden Fleece. After
that she fled with Jason. They had two children. Back in Greece Jason fell
in love with another princess and was going to marry her. To take revenge
Medea killed her children by Jason and burnt his new fiancée. The
image of Medea is very popular in fiction and fine arts. Different authors
depict her differently: some as an evil witch, others as a betrayed unhappy
See: Eugène Delacroix Medea about to Kill Her Children.
Alphonse Mucha. Medée.