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Pelias and Medea – After the Golden Fleece

By |2017-07-16T00:57:48+00:00July 16th, 2017|Greeks, Literature|

Medea makes the old ram young again (Athens, 400s BC) When Jason and Medea got home with the Golden Fleece, the bad king Pelias still didn't want to hand over power to his nephew. So Medea thought up a great magic plan to get rid of Pelias. She told Pelias' daughters she could make [...]

Golden Fleece – Jason and the Argonauts

By |2017-07-15T04:17:53+00:00July 15th, 2017|Greeks, Literature|

Jason gets the Golden Fleece Just as Jason was being born, his evil uncle Pelias overthrew his father and became king. Jason's mother hid him, and when he grew up, he came back and demanded his throne. Pelias agreed to give back the kingship, but first, he said, Jason should go on a [...]