Learning Objectives

1.    Learn the story of Jason’s arrival in Iolcus and his relationship with Pelias.

2.    Identify the main figures among the Argonauts.

3.    Identify the most important adventures to and from Colchis.

4.    Study the role of Medea in the saga of Jason from Apollonius’ Argonautica to Euripides’ Medea.

5.    Study the use of the Argonauts in later literature.