The Argonautika: The Story of Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece - Book Three: Jason and Medea Summary & Analysis

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Book Three: Jason and Medea Summary

The gods gather to discuss how the Argonauts should proceed. Here asks Athene if they should steal the fleece or if they should ask Aeetes for his permission to take it. Athene is perplexed as well. Finally Here suggests they ask Aphrodite to have her boy, Eros, shoot an arrow at Aeetes' daughter, Medea, to make her fall in love with Jason. Here tells Aphrodite that she is devoted to Jason who was kind to her when she was disguised as an old lady. As for King Pelias, she does not want him to be allowed to escape his destiny. Aphrodite vows to help in any way she can. Her boy has been somewhat rebellious but she feels he will help and make Medea fall in love with Jason.

Aphrodite speaks with Eros, promising him...

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