Who are jason and the argonauts

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Jason and the Argonauts by Neil Smith

The voyage of Jason and the Argonauts and their hunt for the Golden Fleece is one of the most enduringly popular of all of the Ancient Greek heroic myths. Accepting the quest in order to regain his kingdom, Jason assembled a legendary crew including many of Greeces greatest heroes such as Hercules, Orpheus, Atalanta, Telamon, and the twins Castor and Pollux. With this band of heroes and demi-gods, Jason set sail in the Argo on a journey across the known world. During their quest, the Argonauts faced numerous challenges including the harpies, the clashing rocks, the Sirens, Talos the bronze man, the sleepless dragon that guarded the fleece, and of course the fickle will of the gods of Olympus.

Dr. Neil Smith retells this classic myth, examining its origins, its history, and its continued popularity. The text is supported by numerous illustrations both classical and modern, including numerous artwork plates especially commissioned for this work.
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The pan-Hellenic mythological hero Jason was famed for his expedition with the Argonauts - as the sailors on their ship the Argo were known - in search of the Golden Fleece in Kolchis on the Black Sea, one of the most popular and enduring legends of Greek mythology.
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Jason and The Argonauts

When Pelias , the half-brother of Aeson, deposed Aeson and claimed the throne of Iolcus threatening to kill anyone who disputed his claim, Jason, the heir to the throne, was smuggled away from the kingdom and put into the care of Chiron the gentle Centaur. After many years, Jason made his way back to Iolcus to regain his kingdom. On his way he helped an old woman by carrying her across a river. He lost one of his sandals in the stream but earned the gratitude of the woman, who was the goddess Hera in disguise. Since then, Hera would always be a friend and an ally of Jason.

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Returning as a young man, Jason was promised his inheritance if he fetched the Golden Fleece for Pelias, a seemingly impossible task. After many adventures see Argonaut Jason abstracted the fleece with the help of the enchantress Medea , whom he married. Article Media. Info Print Cite. Submit Feedback. Thank you for your feedback.

5 thoughts on “Jason and the Argonauts by Neil Smith

  1. Jason was an ancient Greek mythological hero and leader of the Argonauts, whose quest for the Golden Fleece.

  2. The Argonauts were a band of heroes in Greek mythology, who in the years before the Trojan War, around BC, accompanied Jason to Colchis in his quest.

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