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Jason and the Argonauts

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Published by Sigma Pubns F & D Stephanides O E .
Written in English


  • Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology,
  • Fiction,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Argonauts (Greek mythology),
  • Epic poetry, Greek,
  • Jason (Greek mythology),
  • Mythology,
  • Poetry,
  • Translations into English,
  • Fiction / Mythology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9416558M
ISBN 109604250663
ISBN 109789604250660

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Jul 30,  · This is a review of the Penguin Classics edition of the Argonautika entitled "Jason and the Argonauts," translated by Aaron Poochigian. Neither the edition nor the original work is entirely satisfying, each for its own reasons. English-language readers who want a poetic translation of this work don't have much choice. Aside from the book under /5(15). (HERO) Jason and the Argonauts: The First Great Quest in Greek Mythology () is a picture book written and illustrated by Robert Byrd. The story is a heavily summarized version of Argonautica, a Greek epic poem about the myth and voyage of Jason and the Argonauts/5. Dec 07,  · Peña's illustrations though, along with the sidebar information, save the book from the prose, salvaging what would have been a failed opportunity in solely textual form and making Jason and the Argonauts a worthwhile if unexciting read. I'd call it "informative" and "complete" more than exciting or /5(9). The Argonauts (/ ˈ ɑːr ɡ ə n ɔː t /; Ancient Greek: Ἀργοναῦται Argonautai) 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 to find the Golden name comes from their ship, Argo, named after its builder, Argus. "Argonauts" literally means "Argo sailors".

Finally, this book will explore the misuse of the Greek myth of Jason and the Argonauts in Robert Temple's theory that amphibious aliens from Sirius invented human civilization. Greek mythology is a source of endless fascination. This brief eBook looks at four ways this fascination went very, very wrong. book i (ll. ) Beginning with thee, O Phoebus, I will recount the famous deeds of men of old, who, at the behest of King Pelias, down through the mouth of Pontus and between the Cyanean rocks, sped well-benched Argo in quest of the golden fleece. Jason and the Argonauts through the Ages By Jason Colavito M ost people who have seen the movie think they know the story of Jason and the Argonauts: the Golden Fleece, the voyage of the Argo, the clashing rocks, the Harpies, the dragon, Medea. But they only know part of the story. And 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. The Myth of Jason and the Argonauts video. If you liked the above story, you’ll like this video from TEDEd.

Jason and the Argonauts (working title: Jason and the Golden Fleece) is a Anglo-American independently made mythological fantasy film produced by Charles H. Schneer and directed by Don Chaffey. the film stars Todd Armstrong as the eponymous hero, along with Nancy Kovack, Honor Blackman, and Gary Raymond. it was distributed by Columbia Music by: Bernard Herrmann. Jason and the Argonauts book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A romantic and spirited retelling of Jason's journey to the farawa /5. Jason now presented the long-sought Golden Fleece to Pelias and demanded his throne. Pelias refused to yield it; so Jason slew him and became king of Iolcus and also of Corinth. Jason now formed a strong attachment for Creusa, daughter of Creon, king of Corinth. Sep 06,  · This is an interesting book. Since it's based on "Jason and the Argonauts," there are a lot of moment that bring a familiar smile to your face when you see the way the author has rewritten the tale. There was action, romance, intrigue, excitement, betrayal all the makings of a good story/5().