The Quest of the Golden Fleece/Four G reat A dventures. The Quest of The Golden Fleece. Comes from 3 different writers: Apollonius of Rhodes, a Greek poet Pindar –wrote about Jason and Pelias Euripides Begins with the Greek King, Athamas
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When people refer to a "Golden Fleece," they are usually talking about something high in value and difficult or impossible to obtain.
In the play, “The Merchant of Venice”, Shakespeare alludes to the golden fleece when a character describes a beautiful girl in the line. He writes about the golden fleece to convey the message about the value she holds and exactly how unattainable she is.
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Hellespoint, a narrow strait in northwestern Turkey connecting the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmarawas named after Helle, the girl who fell off the golden ram and drowned in that body of water.
Compared to amazing feats Odysseus accomplished in The Odyssey, should Jason be considered a hero? Does the amount of help one man receives from the gods affect if they are a hero or not? Why or why not?
What does Medea’s quick reversal in her role from victim to the villain at the end of the story show about mythology and its audience. Why do you think Medea ended up as the “villain” in the end?
What theme does all of the stories of the great adventures share? What are some examples of how the theme is still relevant today?