Gateway to the Classics: The Golden Fleece and the Heroes by Padraic Colum
 
The Golden Fleece and the Heroes by  Padraic Colum


Table of Contents

Front Matter


PART I. THE VOYAGE TO COLCHIS

The Youth Jason
King Pelias
The Golden Fleece
The Assembling of the Heroes
The Argo
    The Beginning of Things
Polydeuces' Victory and Heracles' Loss
King Phineus
King Phineus's Counsel; the Landing in Lemnos
The Lemnian Maidens
    Demeter and Persephone
    Atalanta's Race
The Departure from Lemnos
    The Golden Maid
The Passage of the Symplagades
The Mountain Caucasus
    Prometheus

PART II. THE RETURN TO GREECE

King Aeetes
Medea the Sorceress
The Winning of the Golden Fleece
The Slaying of Apsyrtus
Medea Comes to Circe
In the Land of the Phaeacians
They Come to the Desert Land
The Carrying of the Argo
    The Story of Perseus
Near to Iolcus Again

PART III. THE HEROES OF THE QUEST

Atalanta the Huntress
Peleus and His Bride from the Sea
Theseus and the Minotaur
The Life and Labors of Heracles
    The Battle of the Frogs and Mice
Admetus
How Orpheus the Minstrel Went Down
Jason and Medea

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