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The Golden Fleece By David Drake et al.
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Translated version of Pierre Corneille's 1661 publication of La Toison d'Or with introduction.
The Golden Fleece By Zachary Davis et al.
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Translated version of Pierre Corneille's 1661 publication of La Toison d'Or with introduction.
The Argonautika: The Story of Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Argonautika: The Story of Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of The Argonautika: The Story of Jason and the Quest for the Golden... More > Fleece by Apollonius of Rhodes. It includes a detailed Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Character Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on The Argonautika: The Story of Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece.< Less
Jason and the Argonauts: A Retelling in Prose of Apollonius of Rhodes’ Argonautica By David Bruce
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Jason and the Argonauts tells the story of their quest to find the Golden Fleece. They sail from Greece into the Black Sea. With the help of the sorceress Medea, they succeed in getting the Golden... More > Fleece but then have to sail back home. This myth is one of the most important myths of ancient Greece.< Less
The Orphic Argonautica By Jason Colavito
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The Orphic Argonautica was once believed to be among the oldest Greek poems. When its real age (c. 500 CE) became know, scholars condemned the work and consigned it to centuries of obscurity. Now,... More > read the mysterious poem long-closed to English-speaking readers. This edition contains a full English translation of the epic poem along with selections from Hyginus, Dares Phrygius, Lactantius, and the First and Second Vatican Mythographers to give a compelling picture of the Argonaut myth in the age when Antiquity gave way to the Middle Ages. This edition also includes a full introduction tracing the history of and the controvesy over the epic poem, extensive annotations to explain and clarify the poem, and several appendixes reproducing nineteenth-century scholarship on the Orphic Argonautica.< Less
Medea & Jason: Rubicon Waltz By Matthew Everett
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Medea tells her sons the tale of an epic love story gone horribly wrong – how the young adventurer Jason met the princess Medea, how the boys’ mother met their father. Medea conjures the... More > other players in the tale, unfolding the origin of the Golden Fleece, and the quest of Jason and the Argonauts. But truth is a slippery thing – depending on the person telling the story, and the reasons they’re telling it. The messier the story gets, the more variations which appear. Throughout, the goddesses and gods of legend meddle in affairs of the human heart. Medea betrayed her father and her country in order to help Jason obtain the Golden Fleece. She helped murder her own brother to aid their escape. Before it was all over, a giant, two kings, and a princess, among others, were dead. And depending on which version you believe, Medea’s sons die as well. But who kills them, and why?< Less
Medea & Jason: Rubicon Waltz By Matthew Everett
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Medea tells her sons the tale of an epic love story gone horribly wrong – how the young adventurer Jason met the princess Medea, how the boys’ mother met their father. Medea conjures the... More > other players in the tale, unfolding the origin of the Golden Fleece, and the quest of Jason and the Argonauts. But truth is a slippery thing – depending on the person telling the story, and the reasons they’re telling it. The messier the story gets, the more variations which appear. Throughout, the goddesses and gods of legend meddle in affairs of the human heart. Medea betrayed her father and her country in order to help Jason obtain the Golden Fleece. She helped murder her own brother to aid their escape. Before it was all over, a giant, two kings, and a princess, among others, were dead. And depending on which version you believe, Medea’s sons die as well. But who kills them, and why?< Less
Search for Eurydice: Screenplay & Graphic Novel By Karl Smith
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2 in 1 Screenplay and Graphic Novel. Based on the most famous Orphic tale: Search for Eurydice. ~ Synopsis: Orpheus (minstrel of the Argonauts) is distraught upon finding that the mythical healing... More > powers of the Golden Fleece are not enough to resurrect his dead wife. In mourning he plays his most sorrowful song drawing tears from the very eyes of those who rule over the Dead. King and Queen of the Underworld give him one chance to rescue her, but he must stick to one certain rule: To not look back until he has reached the surface. "If you break this rule she will be lost forever." Reincarnated in the present for the entertainment of the gods; Orpheus becomes part of a wager of mythic proportions. Can he rescue his wife by discovering his true identity or will the Valley of Acherusia, (the only known way for a living being to reach the Underworld) still remain a guarded secret. Orpheus holds the belief that she isn’t quite dead yet.< Less
Search for Eurydice: Screenplay & Graphic Novel By Karl Smith
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Hardback EXCLUSIVE to LULU. 2 in 1 Screenplay and Graphic Novel (storyboard). Based on the most famous Orphic tale: Search for Eurydice. Synopsis: Orpheus (minstrel of the Argonauts) is distraught... More > upon finding that the mythical healing powers of the Golden Fleece are not enough to resurrect his dead wife. In mourning he plays his most sorrowful song drawing tears from the very eyes of those who rule over the Dead. King and Queen of the Underworld give him one chance to rescue her, but he must stick to one certain rule: To not look back until he has reached the surface. "If you break this rule she will be lost forever." Reincarnated in the present for the entertainment of the gods; Orpheus becomes part of a wager of mythic proportions. Can he rescue his wife by discovering his true identity or will the Valley of Acherusia, (the only known way for a living being to reach the Underworld) still remain a guarded secret. Orpheus holds the belief that she isn’t quite dead yet.< Less
Search for Eurydice: Screenplay & Graphic Novel By Karl Smith
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2 in 1 Screenplay and Graphic Novel. Based on the most famous Orphic tale: Search for Eurydice. ~ Synopsis: Orpheus (minstrel of the Argonauts) is distraught upon finding that the mythical healing... More > powers of the Golden Fleece are not enough to resurrect his dead wife. In mourning he plays his most sorrowful song drawing tears from the very eyes of those who rule over the Dead. King and Queen of the Underworld give him one chance to rescue her, but he must stick to one certain rule: To not look back until he has reached the surface. "If you break this rule she will be lost forever." Reincarnated in the present for the entertainment of the gods; Orpheus becomes part of a wager of mythic proportions. Can he rescue his wife by discovering his true identity or will the Valley of Acherusia, (the only known way for a living being to reach the Underworld) still remain a guarded secret. Orpheus holds the belief that she isn’t quite dead yet.< Less