The Golden Fleece Summary
Padraic Colum

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The Golden Fleece Summary

The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles surveys the immense body of Greek mythology predating the Trojan War. Using the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts as his framework, Colum weaves into his tale many of the oldest Greek myths, including the legend of creation and the story of Prometheus's gift of fire to humankind. An educational book, Colum's work is also noteworthy simply for its entertainment value. Young readers have always enjoyed stories of heroism and adventure, subjects explored to great effect in classical myth.

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