Jason and the Argonauts by Bernard Evslin

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Published by Morrow in New York, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Mythology, Greek.

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Ekion, the son of Hermes, relates how he came to be one of Jason"s Argonauts and the adventures they shared in search of the Golden Fleece.

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StatementBernard Evslin ; illustrated by Bert Dodson.
LC ClassificationsBL820.A8 E95 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2549757M
ISBN 100688062458
LC Control Number85032114

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Before there was Greec  e, there was Jason and his quest for the Golden Fleece The Greek myth of Jason and the Argonauts is replete with images, people, and events that are a part of our intellectual, cultural, and symbolic heritage: the Golden Fleece, the voyage of the Argo, the clashing rocks, the Harpies, the dragon’s teeth, and more.

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Jul 30,  · This is a review of the Penguin Classics edition of the Argonautika entitled "Jason and the Argonauts," translated by Aaron Poochigian. Neither the edition nor the original work is entirely satisfying, each for its own reasons. English-language readers who want a poetic translation of this work don't have much choice.

Aside from the book under /5(15). (HERO) Jason and the Argonauts: The First Great Quest in Greek Mythology () is a picture book written and illustrated by Robert Byrd. The story is a heavily summarized version of Argonautica, a Greek epic poem about the myth and voyage of Jason and the Argonauts/5.

Dec 07,  · Peña's illustrations though, along with the sidebar information, save the book from the prose, salvaging what would have been a failed opportunity in solely textual form and making Jason and the Argonauts a worthwhile if unexciting read.

I'd call it "informative" and "complete" more than exciting or /5(9). The Argonauts (/ ˈ ɑːr ɡ ə n ɔː t /; Ancient Greek: Ἀργοναῦται Argonautai) were a band of heroes in Greek mythology, who in the years before the Trojan War, around BC, accompanied Jason to Colchis in his quest to find the Golden oazadlaciebie.com name comes from their ship, Argo, named after its builder, Argus.

"Argonauts" literally means "Argo sailors". Finally, this book will explore the misuse of the Greek myth of Jason and the Argonauts in Robert Temple's theory that amphibious aliens from Sirius invented human civilization. Greek mythology is a source of endless fascination. This brief eBook looks at four ways this fascination went very, very wrong.

book i (ll. ) Beginning with thee, O Phoebus, I will recount the famous deeds of men of old, who, at the behest of King Pelias, down through the mouth of Pontus and between the Cyanean rocks, sped well-benched Argo in quest of the golden fleece.

Jason and Jason and the Argonauts book Argonauts through the Ages By Jason Colavito M ost people who have seen the movie think they know the story of Jason and the Argonauts: the Golden Fleece, the voyage of the Argo, the clashing rocks, the Harpies, the dragon, Medea.

But they only know part of the story. And arguably, Jason’s wife, Medea is the true hero of the story. The story of Jason and the Argonauts is told from Medea’s point of view in Book VII of The Metamorphoses, by the poet Ovid.

The Myth of Jason and the Argonauts video. If you liked the above story, you’ll like this video from TEDEd. Jason and the Argonauts (working title: Jason and the Golden Fleece) is a Anglo-American independently made mythological fantasy film produced by Charles H.

Schneer and directed by Don Chaffey. the film stars Todd Armstrong as the eponymous hero, along with Nancy Kovack, Honor Blackman, and Gary Raymond. it was distributed by Columbia Music by: Bernard Herrmann.

Jason and the Argonauts book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A romantic and spirited retelling of Jason's journey to the farawa /5. Jason now presented the long-sought Golden Fleece to Pelias and demanded his throne.

Pelias refused to yield it; so Jason and the Argonauts book slew him and became king of Iolcus and also of Corinth. Jason now formed a strong attachment for Creusa, daughter of Creon, king of Corinth.

Sep 06,  · This is an interesting book. Since it's based on "Jason and the Argonauts," there are a lot of moment that bring a familiar smile to your face when you see the way the author has rewritten the tale. There was action, romance, intrigue, excitement, betrayal all the makings of a good story/5().

Jason appeared in various literary works in the classical world of Greece and Rome, including the epic poem Argonautica and the tragedy Medea.

In the modern world, Jason has emerged as a character in various adaptations of his myths, such as the film Jason and the Argonauts and the TV miniseries of the same name. Start studying Jason & the Argonauts: Book 2. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Apr 01,  · THE ARGONAUTICA - Jason, The Argonauts & The Golden Fleece by Apollonius Rhodius - FULL Audio Book | Greatest Audio Books - The Argonautica (also Argonautika) (Greek: Ἀργοναυτικά) is a.

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After the Argo was supplied with everything needed to sail the sea, and Jason had spoken encouraging words to the throngs of people, without further ado, the Argonauts, their mighty strength combined, dragged the Argo from its moorings, down to the sea.

The Argonauts raised their sails and sang songs to Artemis, savior of ships. A stiff wind arose and pushed the Argo through the dashing seas. Apr 23,  · It is about love and marriage, motherhood, pregnancy, birth and family-making, and because it is a book by Maggie Nelson, it turns every one of Author: Olivia Laing.

Jason accepts the quest anyway and assembles the most star-studded team of heroes Greece has ever seen to go on the quest with him aboard the magical ship, the Argo. Jason and the Argonauts have tons of adventures on the way Colchis, like battling Harpies and giants and stuff like that.

Jason, intrigued by the challenge, assembles a remarkable group of heroes to help him, including Hercules, Theseus, Peleus, and Orpheus. Their ship is named the Argo, so the group is called the Argonauts. The Argonauts face many challenges on the way to Colchis. Let’s be honest with ourselves here.

Apollonius of Rhodes is no Homer, hell he’s miles away from even being a Virgil. This 4 book rendition of Jason and the Argonauts is probably the strangest epic poem you will ever have the chance to read; how Apollonius depicts his /5. Argonaut, in Greek legend, any of a band of 50 heroes who went with Jason in the ship Argo to fetch the Golden Fleece.

Jason’s uncle Pelias had usurped the throne of Iolcos in Thessaly, which rightfully belonged to Jason’s father, Aeson. Pelias promised to surrender his kingship to Jason if the. The Argonauts, in Greek mythology, are the fifty heroes, led by Jason, who sailed on a ship called the Argo on a quest to bring back the Golden Fleece around BC, before the Trojan War.

The Argonauts got their name by combining the name of the ship, Argo, named after its builder, Argus, with the ancient Greek word, naut, meaning voyager. “The Argonautica” is the best known work by the 3rd Century BCE Hellenistic poet and scholar, Apollonius of oazadlaciebie.com is an epic poem in the style of Homer, and tells the story of Jason and the Argonauts and their quest for the Golden Fleece.

But it is Greek epic poetry updated for the tastes of a more discerning and rational Hellenistic audience. Little regarded in ancient times, it has. Sep 08,  · Jason and the Argonauts could then safely continue their journey home.

When the crew returned to Iolcus, they had only been gone for four months, and Jason gave the fleece to his uncle Pelias and dedicated the Argo to Neptune. He found his father Aeson had grown very old, but Medea decided to restore him to youth.

Share This Book. Powered Author: Charity Davenport. Book III: Jason and Medea Fall in Love. After watching this lesson you should be able to describe the plot of The Argonautica and compare the Argonauts experiences to Odysseus's journey in The.

Dec 31,  · An epic Greek legend well told and illustrated. The story of Jason and his fellow Argonauts has always fascinated me since see the classic Jason and the Argonauts movie back in when I was ten years old.

This retelling of the story is, of course, far different from the movie - particularly the ending which is in keeping with Greek tragedy.4/5. About Jason and the Argonauts. The first new Penguin Classics translation of the Argonautica since the s Now in a riveting new verse translation, Jason and the Argonauts (also known as the Argonautica) is the only surviving full account of Jason’s voyage on the Argo in quest of the Golden Fleece aided by the sorceress princess oazadlaciebie.comn in the third century B.C., this epic story of.

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Jason and the Argonauts: Part 1 > Part 2 > Part 3 The Clashing Rocks. After a short stay, the Argonauts set sail on a favorable wind stirred up by the Goddess Athena.

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Here, master artist Robert Byrd has created a striking telling of the legend for a new generation of readers. Complete with explanatory notes and illustrated back matter, Jason and the Argonauts traces each step of our hero’s journey, from the Golden Fleece’s origin story and Jason’s childhood to his.

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