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Jason, the Argonauts, and the Golden Fleece

Blake Hoena

Jason, the Argonauts, and the Golden Fleece

an interactive mythological adventure

by Blake Hoena

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Capstone Press in North Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Argonauts (Greek mythology),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Plot-your-own stories

  • About the Edition

    You are the mighty Greek hero Jason. Along with your crew of argonauts, you are setting sail in search of the Golden Fleece. But your journey will not be easy. Sea monsters, powerful witches, and deadly beasts stand in your way. Can you survive and bring the Golden Fleece back to your kingdom? Full-page illustrations, interactive stories, and multiple endings transport you back to ancient Greece and into Jason"s adventures from Greek mythology.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Blake Hoena ; illustrated by nadine Takvorian & James Nathan
    SeriesYou choose books. You choose Greek myths, You choose books
    ContributionsNathan, James, ill
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p.
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27231413M
    ISBN 101491481188
    ISBN 109781491481189
    OCLC/WorldCa936233923

    On his quest to find the Golden Fleece, Jason asked the cruel King of Colchis and his daughter Medea, a powerful sorceress, for help. Medea fell in love with Jason, helped him to find the precious Fleece, and fled with him. Director: Sylvain Bergère. Votes:


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Jason, the Argonauts, and the Golden Fleece by Blake Hoena Download PDF EPUB FB2

You are the mighty Greek hero Jason. Along with your crew of argonauts, you are setting sail in search of the Golden Fleece. But your journey will not be easy. Sea monsters, powerful witches, and deadly beasts stand in your way. Can you survive and bring the 5/5(3).

The Argonautica is the dramatic story of Jason's quest for the Golden Fleece and his relations with the dangerous princess Medea/5. 56 rows  The Argonautica (Greek: Ἀργοναυτικά, romanized: Argonautika) is a Greek epic poem.

Jason is the hero of the myth of the Argonauts, the Argonauts sailors of the legendary ship named Argo, and the main character in the epic poem Argonautica by Apollonius Rhodius. The legend of Jason is actually one of the most fascinating ancient Greek myths and there are plenty of conspiracy theories surrounding this topic.

His The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who Lived before Achilles () won the Newbury medal for its retelling of Greek myths for young readers. The book uses the framework of the Argonauts' adventure to tell the stories of the demigods and heroes of the age before the Trojan War, including Jason, Perseus, Heracles, and others.

Jason and the Golden Fleece is an Ancient Greek epic poem by Apollonius of Rhodes. The only surviving epic from the Hellenistic period in Greece, it is also referred to as the Argonautica.

She Jason ever meeting Jason. She encounters Phrontis, who takes her to Jason. She pleads for them Jason save her--she will help them to get the golden fleece by putting the dragon standing guard to sleep.

Jason again assures her he will marry her. They proceed to the sacred grove. She puts the dragon to sleep and Jason steals the golden fleece. Jason, the Argonauts and the quest of the Golden Fleece The story of Jason and the Argonauts talks about a great journey by water to a far away land eastwards of Greece.

According to myth, the purpose of this journey was to find and bring back the golden fleece of a ram. The myth of Jason and the Argonauts, and their quest for the Golden Fleece, is one of the best-known legends of ancient Greece.

It features renowned Greek heroes like Hercules and Theseus, and a journey to the ends of the earth in search of the mythical Golden Fleece, which was said to have been shorn from a divine ram which flew across the Black Sea.

The Argonauts' route from Greece to Colchis is, with few exceptions, remarkably consistent across the Greek poets and historians. By contrast, the Argonauts' return route has been the subject of a bewildering array of interpretations, largely due to the changing Greek understanding of geography and the complications greater knowledge caused when trying to map a myth developed in an age of.

Description: THE GOLDEN FLEECE - a cloak tossed to earth by a drunken Zeus, a sheepskin book of alchemic secrets or the gilded epidermis of a young human sacrifice named Mr.

Ram — nobody knows. But Graves is quite sure that, whatever the Golden Fleece was, the voyage of Jason & his Argonauts really happened.4/5(68). Translated by David R. Slavitt and published by Johns Hopkins University Press. Paperback - pages (November ) Buy the Book Today.

The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles. Follow the strange and wondrous adventures of Jason and his Argonauts through uncharted waters where clashing rocks dash the sea. Jason and the Argonauts (Penguin Classics) Paperback – Octo by Apollonius of Rhodes (Author), Benjamin Acosta-Hughes (Editor, Introduction), Aaron Poochigian (Translator) out of 5 stars 41 ratings See all formats and editions/5(45).

One of the most fascinating stories of ancient Greek mythology is the story of the Argonauts and the Quest for the Golden Fleece.

The story takes place in the era before the Trojan War, when Hercules and Theseus were alive and active in ancient Greece. Jason was the son of Aeson, descendant of god Aeolus, and rightful heir of the throne of : Johnblack.

The fleece is a symbol of authority and kingship. It figures in the tale of the hero Jason and his crew of Argonauts, who set out on a quest for the fleece by order of King Pelias, in order to place Jason rightfully on the throne of Iolcus in Thessaly. Through the help of Medea, they acquire the Golden Fleece.

Summary: Chapter III — The Quest of the Golden Fleece. Hamilton’s account of the Golden Fleece comes from Apollonius of Rhodes, a Greek poet from about b.c. Athamas, a king, gets tired of his first wife, Nephele, and marries a second, Ino.

Ino wants Nephele’s son, Phrixus, out of the way so her own son can inherit the throne. The earthbound Argonauts debated whether they should seize the Golden Fleece from King Aeetes with persuasive words or by other warlike methods. Jason concluded that, at times, words can accomplish what prowess can hardly bungle through.

So it was that Jason and several shipmates set off for the palace of Aeetes to test the power of words. The immortal legend of the Ancient Greek hero Jason, the sorceress Medea, and Jason's pursuit of the Golden Fleece in the original epic by Apollonius of Rhodes and the compelling modern translation by Aaron Poochigian.

The fabulous creatures and dramatic moments come vividly to life in 8 exclusive full-color illustrations by artist Michael : EP. You are the mighty Greek hero Jason.

Along with your crew of argonauts, you are setting sail in search of the Golden Fleece. But your journey will not be easy. Sea monsters, powerful witches, and deadly beasts stand in your way.

Can you survive and bring the Golden Fleece back to Brand: Capstone. 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 crew of legendary heroes, including Hercules, Orpheus, Atalanta, and the twins Castor and Polydeuces. The flying ram with the Golden Fleece was the savior of Phrixus, and a sacrifice to Zeus himself.

Its fleece was a coveted treasure that symbolized kingship and authority; it was like a magical book of alchemy and many more things, but to Jason it symbolized the fulfillment of his quest and all his dreams. The Success of the Argonauts. When Jason arrived at Colchis, he sent for King Æetes, and asked him for the Golden Fleece.

Æetes replied that he might have it, provided he could control the two copper-footed bulls with flaming breath, which had been a present from Vulcan, and with them plow a piece of land, and sow it with the dragon’s teeth.

The story of the Golden Fleece begins a generation or so before the birth of Jason. Athamas, King of the Greek land of Boeotia, married Nephele. They had two children; Phrixus and Helle. Later, Athamas took a second wife, Ino and they had children together.

Today we explore the story behind the Greek Hero Jason and his crew of Argonauts as they embark on an epic and perilous quest to recover the golden fleece an. Of all the adventures found in Greek mythology, Jason’s Quest of the Golden Fleece stands out in modern readers. The Argonauts (Ἀργοναὓται) were a company of 50 heroes, who sailed on the ship, called Argo (Ἀργο), in their journey toward the fabled Colchis.

Below, I will tell the standard version of the legend, told by Apollonius of s: Jason (/ ˈ dʒ eɪ s ən / JAY-sən; Greek: Ἰάσων, translit.

Iásōn, Ancient: [i.ǎːsɔːn], Modern:) was an ancient Greek mythological hero and leader of the Argonauts, whose quest for the Golden Fleece featured in Greek literature. He was the son of Aeson, the rightful king of was married to the sorceress was also the great-grandson of the messenger god Hermes.

‎You are the mighty Greek hero Jason. Along with your crew of argonauts, you are setting sail in search of the Golden Fleece. But your journey will not be easy. Sea monsters, powerful witches, and deadly beasts stand in your way. Can you survive and bring the Golden Fleece back to your kingdom.

Full. Not long after, Jason and the Argonauts finally land on the shore of Colchis, the land of the legendary Golden Fleece. King Aeëtes is immediately Not A Fan of Jason, suspecting that the young hero is here to steal his throne. Jason assures the King that he's just come to fetch the Golden Fleece.

“Okey-lee-dokey-lee,” says King Aeëtes. The Success of the Argonauts. When Jason arrived at Colchis, he sent for King Æetes, and asked him for the Golden Fleece. Æetes replied that he might have it, provided he could control the two copper-footed bulls with flaming breath, which had been a present from Vulcan, and with them plow a piece of land, and sow it with the dragon’s teeth.

Jason and the Argonauts symbolizes character development throughout the quest for the “Golden Fleece”, the archetypal critical lens is used for analyzing the reimagined and the new story in a different point of view, my position on this will be to study the value of the characters from the film.

(Greek mythology) a region on the Black Sea; country where Jason sought the Golden Fleece Argo The ship manned by Jason and his crew of Greek heroes on their quest for the Golden Fleece.

So says Ekion, son of the god Hermes, as he relates the tale of the treacherous crusade of Jason and the Argonauts. When Jason, a prince with the gift of healing, is assigned a quest to obtain the golden fleece of the winged ram—which, once obtained, will set Jason upon his rightful throne as king—a fantastic adventure begins.

The Argonauts The Argo. The hero Jason was asked by his uncle, Pelias, to bring him the Golden Fleece. [For more on the hero’s life and how Pelias came to give him this command, see Jason].].

The Golden Fleece was a ram’s fleece of pure gold; it was the prize possession of Aëtes, the King of Colchis, which was located on the far-away shores of the Black Sea []. Padraic Colum tells the story of Jason, the Argonauts, and their quest for the Golden Fleece in this stirring introduction to classic Greek myths for young readers.

A Newberry Honor book, it is lyrically, yet simply written, and Willy Pogany's lovely art nouveau line drawings highlight the wondrous settings and characters described in the text. In thanks, Phineus informed the Argonauts of a danger just ahead on the route to the Golden Fleece - two rocks called the Symplegades, which crashed together upon any ship passing between them.

The king even suggested a mechanism by which one might avoid the effects of these Clashing Rocks. Following the travels of Jason and the Argonauts to find the mythical Golden Fleece, this beautifully-illustrated book captures the (abbreviated) story from start to finish. The text is abridged and sanitized in some parts to accommodate a younger audience, but all key elements remain, allowing even hesitant readers to become enraptured by the.

The Argonautica tells the story of the journey of Jason and the Argonauts to the land of Colchis in search of the Golden Fleece. The story of the Argonauts was a traditional cycle of myths which Apollonius of Rhodes wove into this saga at the turn of the third century BCE.

Jason and the Argonauts (working title: Jason and the Golden Fleece) is a Anglo-American independently made adventure mythological fantasy film produced by Charles H.

Schneer and directed by Don film stars Todd Armstrong as Jason, along with Nancy Kovack, Honor Blackman, and Gary was distributed by Columbia Pictures.

Jason Vs. The Dragon Our hero puts Medea's potion to good use. Jason as Dragon Food In this version, Jason takes a tour of the dragon's esophagus before Medea rescues him. Jason In Stone Jason looking pretty statuesque while holding the Golden Fleece.

Never Trust a Siren This sailor wasn't as prepared as the Argonauts when he came across the. In Greek tradition, the fleece of the Ram Chrysomallus, was the object of Jason and the Argonauts expedition. The mythological story of the Golden Fleece begins in the telling of the story about Phrixus and Helle who were the children of the goddess Nephele (a cloud nymph) and Athamus.

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answer choices Who led the Argonauts in a quest to for the Golden Fleece? answer choices. Hercules. Artemis. Apollo. Jason. Tags.SAGA AND FOLKTALE. The saga of the ARGONAUTS [ar'goh-nawtz] concerns the quest for the Golden Fleece by Jason and the crew of the ARGO [ar'goh], which included many of the leading Greek heroes from the age before the Trojan War.

As a group they are sometimes called Minyae, and two cities that claimed to be Minyan were Miletus (in Ionia), which was especially active in founding colonies in .