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Argonautica. Important Characters Cretheus, king of Iolcus Pelias (stepson) Æson (son) Philyra Jason Cheiron Argo The 50 heroes Heracles. Orpheus Æetes, king of Colchis Medea Creon, king of Corinth Glauce, his daughter Ancient Accounts Apollonius Euripides Ps. Apollodorus.

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Important Characters

Cretheus, king of Iolcus

Pelias (stepson)

Æson (son)

Philyra

Jason

Cheiron

Argo

The 50 heroes

Heracles

Orpheus

Æetes, king of Colchis

Medea

Creon, king of Corinth

Glauce, his daughter

Ancient Accounts

Apollonius

Euripides

Ps. Apollodorus

Argonautica


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Argonautica: Selection

  • I. Lemnos (Hypsipyle and the Lemnian women).

  • II. Kios (Heracles abandoned)

  • III. Symplegades

  • IV. Colchis

    • A. Æetes (brother of Circe) appoints 2 tasks

      • 1. Plow his fields with Hephæstus’ fire-breathing bulls

      • 2. Sow some of the teeth of Cadmus’ dragon and defeat the men that arose

    • B. Hera gets Aphrodite to make Medea fall in love with Jason; She helps him perform the tasks


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Argonautica: Selection

  • 1. Gives him fire-proof ointment

  • 2. Tells him to throw a rock at one of the men

  • C. Æetes plans to attack the Argonauts at night

  • D. Medea warns them, helps them snatch the fleece by charming the dragon.

  • E. Æetes sends his son Apsyrtos to stop them

  • F. Medea kills him and scatters his limbs behind her as she and the Argonauts escape

  • V. They return to Iolcus

    • A. Medea gets revenge on Pelias for Jason

    • B. Pelias’ son, Acastus, expels Jason and Medea


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    Argonautica: Selection

    • 1. Gives him fire-proof ointment

    • 2. Tells him to throw a rock at one of the men

  • C. Æetes plans to attack the Argonauts at night

  • D. Medea warns them, helps them snatch the fleece by charming the dragon.

  • E. Æetes sends his son Apsyrtos to stop them

  • F. Medea kills him and scatters his limbs behind her as she and the Argonauts escape

  • V. They return to Iolcus (see next lecture)


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    Argonautica: Selection

    • V. Jason and Medea return to Iolcus

      • A. Medea gets revenge on Pelias for Jason

      • B. Pelias’ son, Acastus, expels Jason and Medea

      • C. They flee to Corinth, where they take up residence and have two children

      • D. After several years, Jason dumps Medea and marries the king’s daughter, Glauce

      • E. Medea sends Glauce a poisoned robe and tiara, which also kills Creon, kills her children, and flees.

    • VI. Jason eventually dedicates Argo to Poseidon at the Isthmus. It later falls on him and kills him.