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  • Erik Lewenhaupt
  • Jason is a well known hero of both the Greek mythology as the Roman. He is commonly known for his quest to retrieve a golden fleece. Jason was the son of Aeson, the king of Iolcus. When Jason was still young, Pelias the half-brother of his father, claimed the throne by butching Aeson’s descendants. Jason, however, was saved by his motherthus sent away in fear of Pelias. Furthermore, Aeson for some reason was also spared by Pelias.When Jason grew up, he wished to recover his throne.Pelias, on the other hand, feared of his return hence he ordered an oracle to predict his reappearance.
  •  As Jason had grown older he marched towards his old kingdom. He claimed the throne, but as Pelias knew of his returnal, he sent him out on a quest in order to be granted the throne. To retrieve the golden fleece. He gathered a crew of well known heroes and set sail. They arrived at an island, where a king called Phineus lived. This king was cursed as he had offended the Gods. Jason and his crew aided this king thus removing his curse and the king then directed the crew to Colchis, where the golden fleece was hidden.
  •  When he made it back to the kingdom, after obtaining the golden fleece, the sorceress who had predicted his returnal tricked Pelias’ daughters to kill him, using magic. Jason now achieved his goal, he had regained his throne.