"The Quest of the Golden Fleece"
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How did most people travel long distances in ancient Greece and Rome?
What was the name of the king who dumped his first wife for a young foreign wife?
What was the name of Athamas' dumped first wife?
What was the name of the scheming foreign second wife of Athamas?
Where did Ino live?
SHE PARCHED ALL THE SEED-CORN, CAUSING THE HARVEST NOT TO GROW. THEN SHE BRIBED A MESSENGER FROM THE ORACLE TO SAY THAT THE HARVEST WOULD ONLY GROW IF PHRIXUS WAS SACRIFICED.
How did Ino get the king to send his son to be sacrificed?
PHRIXUS & HELLE
What were the little boy and little girl's names who were rescued from the sacrifice?
SHE FELL OFF THE RAM AND PLUMMETTED TO HER DEATH.
What happened to Helle?
Where was Phrixus taken after his rescue?
HE SACRIFICED IT
What did Phrixus do to the ram that rescued him after reaching his destination?
Who was looking to reclaim his rightful throne after his cousin overthrew his father?
What was the name of Jason's wicked cousin who stole the throne?
HE WOULD BE A KINSMAN AND HE WOULD BE WEARING ONLY ONE SANDAL
What did the prophecy say about the man who would kill Pelias?
THE GOLDEN FLEECE
What item must Jason bring back before regaining his kingdom?
HERCULES, ORPHEUS, CASTOR & POLLUX, PELEUS
Who were notable companions who helped Jason on his journey?
What was the name of Jason's ship?
Which goddess made it her goal to look after Jason?
Where was the first place Jason and his companions stopped?
IT WAS ONLY INHABITED BY WOMEN
What was odd about the first stopping place?
Who got separated from the group while looking for his armor-bearer?
What was the name of the old prophet whom they next encountered?
What creatures, called the "hounds of Zeus," tormented Phineus and had hooked beaks and claws?
Which goddess intervened before the sons of Boreas could kill the Harpies?
CLASHING ROCKS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SEA THAT WERE A DANGER TO SAILORS
What were the Symplegades?
What animal did Jason use to make sure that his crew safely continued through the clashing rocks?
Who were the warrior women whose island Jason avoided?
Whom did Jason see while sailing past the Caucasus?
Whom did Jason's protector petition for divine help?
What was the name of the woman who fell in love with Jason?
SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF THE KING OF COLCHIS AND HAD STRONG POWERS OF BLACK MAGIC
What was special about Medea?
HERA SHROUDED HIM IN A MIST
How did Jason get to King Ætes unnoticed?
TO YOKE BULLS TOGETHER THAT BREATHED FIRE AND THEN PLANT DRAGONS TEETH AND KILL THE SOLDIERS THAT SPRUNG UP
What were the first two tasks that King Ætes required Jason to do?
A MAGICAL OINTMENT THAT MADE HIM AND HIS WEAPONS INVINCIBLE FOR A DAY
What gift did King Ætes' daughter give Jason to protect him?
What creature guarded the golden fleece?
MEDEA LULLED IT TO SLEEP BY SINGING IT A SWEET SONG
How did they pass the guardian of the golden fleece?
SHE KILLED HIM
What did Medea do to her brother, Apsyrtus?
SCYLLA AND CHARYBDIS
What two terrible creatures did Jason avoid due to the help of sea nymphs?
ONE OF HIS ANKLES
What part of Talus, the last bronze man alive, was vulnerable?
THEY HAD DIED
What happened to Jason's parents while he was gone?
MEDEA CONVINCED HIS DAUGHTERS TO CUT HIM UP INTO PIECES AND BOIL HIM IN HOPES OF MAKING HIM YOUNG AGAIN
How did Jason get revenge on King Pelias?
How many children did Jason and Medea have?
HE DUMPED MEDEA AND ENGAGED HIMSELF TO MARRY THE DAUGHTER OF THE KING OF CORINTH
What outrageous thing did Jason do upon reaching Corinth?
REGRET, SADNESS, MISERY, ANGER
What emotion was Medea feeling in Corinth as she reflected upon her deeds?
SHE POISONED A BEAUTIFUL ROBE AND HAD HER SONS TAKE IT TO JASON'S BRIDE AS A GIFT SO THAT WHEN SHE PUT IT ON SHE WAS BURNED ALIVE
How did Medea kill Jason's bride?
Who were the last people killed by Medea?
What creatures carried Medea away at the end of the story?
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