The Golden Fleece

The Golden Fleece

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by Padraic Colum
     
 

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In Greek mythology, the Golden Fleece is the fleece of the gold-haired winged ram, which can be procured in Colchis. It figures in the tale of Jason and his band of Argonauts, who set out on a quest by order of King Pelias for the fleece in order to place Jason rightfully on the throne of Iolcus in Thessaly. The story is of great antiquity - it was current in the time… See more details below

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In Greek mythology, the Golden Fleece is the fleece of the gold-haired winged ram, which can be procured in Colchis. It figures in the tale of Jason and his band of Argonauts, who set out on a quest by order of King Pelias for the fleece in order to place Jason rightfully on the throne of Iolcus in Thessaly. The story is of great antiquity - it was current in the time of Homer.

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ISBN-13:
9781617204661
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Publication date:
12/13/2011
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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