Mythology - Part Two. The Quest of the Golden Fleece, and Four Great Adventures Summary & Analysis

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Jason was the hero who set out to retrieve the Golden Fleece from King Aeetes of Colchis. He gathered a crew of great heroes to help him. On the journey they faced many dangers. They fought winged monsters called Harpies, took advice from a wise old seer, sailed safely through the Clashing Rocks by sending a dove through first, and eventually arrived at Colchis. There, Aeetes set Jason some impossible tasks, which he completed with the help of Aeetes' daughter Medea. Medea warned Jason that Aeetes meant to kill him, and they quickly took the Golden Fleece and escaped. Medea managed to stop pursuit by killing her own brother. On the way home, Medea saved them from the huge bronze man Talus by...

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