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1

Who is Jason's father?

Aeson

2

Who were the king and queen of Boetia?

Athamas and Nephele

3

Who did Athamas remarry?

Ino

4

What is the theme that Ino had?

Evil Step Mother

5

What does Nephele turn into to save her children?

A golden ram and takes them in the direction of the black sea.

6

Who accepts Phrixus, and what do they do with the golden ram?

Colchis accepts them, and King Aeetes sacrifices the ram, and the fleece is hung in a sacred grove.

7

Who is Jason raised by?

The centaur Chiron

8

What is the prophecy that Pelias receives?

Descendant of Aeson is going to kill him. Beware of 1 sandal man

9

The argonautic is the only surviving ________ epic?

Hellenistic epic by Apollonius of Rhodes

10

Who built and who designed the argo?

Athena designed and built by Argus

11

Where is the first spot of the Argo?

Lemnos

12

The ship is attacked by what?

Harpies

13

What are the Symplegades?

Clashing Rocks

14

What are the two tasks that Jason must do to get the golden fleece?

Yoke the bulls and sowing field with dragon's teeth.

15

How does Medea help Jason, and what is her request?

Gives him an ointment of invulnerability, and asks to be married to him.

16

What are the two variations of stealing the golden fleece?

1. Medea uses a sleeping potion on the dragon
2. Jason is swallowed and saved by Athena.

17

How does Medea stop Aeetes fleet from chasing?

Medea chops her brother up, and throws them overboard. The ships are forced to go and bury them.

18

How does Medea get rid of Pelias

She takes a magic potion and revives an old sheep. Pelias daughters want this for Pelias and they cut him up and but him in the cauldron but it was just a trick.

19

Why is Jason exiled after Pelias death?

The people are afraid of Medea.

20

Where do Jason and Medea go after being exiled?

To Corinth.

21

Who is Creon and who does Jason fall in love with?

Creon is the king of Corinth, and Jason falls in love with his daughter Glauce.

22

What does Medea give to Glauce and what does it do?

Golden reef and cloak. When Glauce puts it on she begins to melt, and Creon dies trying to save her.

23

How does Medea leave Corinth?

In a chariot pulled by dragons

24

How does Jason die?

He is mourning under the Argos when a piece falls and kills him.