The Argonauts were a band of heroes in Greek mythology, who accompanied Jason in his quest to find the Golden Fleece, an archetypal hero’s journey. Their name comes from their ship, Argo, named after its builder, Argus.
There are hundreds of adaptations of the myth of Jason and the Argonauts including the famous movie of 1963. Here we present the most famous.
Arguably, Jason’s wife, Medea is the true hero of the story. The story of Jason and the Argonauts is told from Medea’s point of view in Book VII of The Metamorphoses by the poet Ovid.
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Words like adventure, hero and epic have become cliches that have lost their meaning. So unfortunately we can’t say: “I’m a a hero going on an epic adventure,” and be meaningful. So, what exactly is an adventure? And how do we make every day an adventure?
Is it true that the only people who achieve great things are the ones who take risks and reach for the impossible. Is that what it means to be a hero?
Hercules (/ˈhɜːrkjuliːz, -jə-/) is a Roman hero and demigod also known in Greek as Heracles. He was the son of Zeus (Roman equivalent Jupiter) and the mortal Alcmene. In classical mythology, Hercules is famous for his strength and for his numerous far-ranging adventures, including his 12 labors and his voyage on the Argo. The myth of the Argonauts is one
Jason and the Argonauts: Part 1 > Part 2 > Part 3 The Skeleton Warriors Behind Jason, the seeds sprouted into an army of skeleton-like earthmen bristling with armor and double-pointed spears and intent on destroying anything nearby. Jason heeding Medea’s counsel hefted a boulder and threw it amidst the skeleton army. The earthmen, blaming
Jason and the Argonauts: Part 1 > Part 2 > Part 3 The Clashing Rocks After a short stay, the Argonauts set sail on a favorable wind stirred up by the Goddess Athena. Soon they reached a narrow and winding strait guarded by the Symplegades, the clashing rocks. Phineus had forewarned the Argonauts that no
This classic myth chronicles Jason’s quest for the Golden Fleece and the restoration of his family’s throne. An exciting story retold in modern English.
The myth of Jason and the Argonauts and the quest for the Golden Fleece for kids with fun illustrations. Based on one of the first heroic adventures ever told.