Jason, courageous hero, the leader of the Argonauts.
Jason was an ancient Greek mythological hero who was the leader of the Argonauts whose quest for the Golden Fleece featured in Greek literature. He was the son of Aeson, the rightful king of Iolcos. He was married to the sorceress Medea.He was also the great-grandson of the messenger god Hermes, through his mother's side. Jason appeared in various literary works in the classical world of.
The kingship passed after Kretheus's death not to Aison but to Pelias, the son Kretheus' wife Tyro bore to Poseidon. Pelias wants Jason out of the way as he is a potential threat to the throne, but he offers to give up the throne if Jason successfully completes the quest for the Golden Fleece, a mission intended to assuage Zeus's anger at Pelias.
Author’s note: This classic myth chronicles Jason’s quest for the Golden Fleece and the restoration of his family’s throne. This archetypal adventure sets the example for the plot of almost all modern adventures, and it may even model what it means to be human.
This was the quest of the Golden Fleece. You must first know what this Golden Fleece was, and how Jason came to go in search of it. There was once a boy and a girl whose stepmother was very cruel to them, and wished to put them to death. But the god Hermes sent them a winged ram, whose fleece was of pure gold; and seating themselves on this.
Jason, in Greek mythology, leader of the Argonauts and son of Aeson, king of Iolcos in Thessaly.His father’s half-brother Pelias seized Iolcos, and thus for safety Jason was sent away to the Centaur Chiron.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.
In sociology and psychology, this terminology is sometimes used to describe parents who murder or otherwise harm their children. At the end of the myth, Medea kills her two children to get revenge. This is a short story written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Hawthorne also compares the.
The golden ram continued on its flight until it reached the kingdom of Colchis, on the eastern shore of the Black Sea, where King Aetes hospitably received them. Phrixus proceeded to sacrifice the ram to his Savior Zeus, who had safely delivered him from harm, and he presented its golden fleece to King Aetes.