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The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles

The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles by Padraic Colum
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This is Irish folklorist Padraic Colum's masterful retelling of many Greek myths, focusing on Jason and the Argonauts' quest to find the Golden Fleece. He also includes the stories of Atalanta, Heracles, Perseus, Theseus, and others.

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THE GOLDEN FLEECE AND THE HEROES WHO LIVED BEFORE ACHILLES

BY

PADRAIC COLUM

1921

CONTENTS

PART I. The Voyage to Colchis

I. THE YOUTH JASON II. KING PELIAS III. THE GOLDEN FLEECE IV. THE ASSEMBLING OF THE HEROES AND THE BUILDING OF THE SHIP V. THE ARGO VI. POLYDEUCES' VICTORY AND HERACLES' LOSS VII. KING PHINEUS VIII. KING PHINEUS'S COUNSEL; THE LANDING IN LEMNOS IX. THE LEMNIAN MAIDENS X. THE DEPARTURE FROM LEMNOS XI. THE PASSAGE OF THE SYMPLEGADES XII. THE MOUNTAIN CAUCASUS

PART II. The Return To Greece

I. KING ÆETES II. MEDEA THE SORCERESS III. THE WINNING OF THE GOLDEN FLEECE IV. THE SLAYING OF APSYRTUS V. MEDEA COMES TO CIRCE VI. IN THE LAND OF THE PHAEACIANS VII. THEY COME TO THE DESERT LAND VIII. THE CARRYING OF THE ARGO IX. NEAR TO IOLCUS AGAIN

PART III. The Heroes of the Quest

I. ATALANTA THE HUNTRESS II. PELEUS AND HIS BRIDE FROM THE SEA III. THESEUS AND THE MINOTAUR IV. THE LIFE AND LABORS OF HERACLES V. ADMETUS VI. HOW ORPHEUS THE MINSTREL WENT DOWN TO THE WORLD OF THE DEAD VII... Continue reading book >>


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