Some authorities regard Medea as a lunar divinity, but the ancient conception of her as a Thessalian sorceress is probably correct.
In addition to the bare interdict of the sorceress (Ex.
MiiSeta), in Greek legend, a famous sorceress, daughter of Aeetes, king of Colchis.
It is significant that Saul in his last unavailing struggle against the overwhelming forces of the Philistines sought through the medium of a sorceress for an interview with the deceased prophet Samuel.
The regent handed her over for punishment as a sorceress to the French clergy of his own party.