The Golden Fleece

Author Padraic Colum weaves the tales of Jason and his Argonauts with classic Greek mythology to create this captivating epic about life, war, and astounding beings who lived in a time long past.

The Golden Fleece

The Golden Fleece

From master storyteller Padriac Colum comes a Newbery Honor–winning collection of epic myths that “is unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths for young readers” (Publishers Weekly). Enter a world where harpies torment mortals, the Argonaut Orpheus sings, the mighty god Zeus wages war on the Titans, and Prometheus steals fire. Author Padraic Colum weaves the tales of Jason and his Argonauts with classic Greek mythology to create this captivating epic about life, war, and astounding beings who lived in a time long past. Poetically written and wonderful for reading aloud, this collection of ancient stories will captivate modern readers.

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The Golden Fleece
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Padraic Colum
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-24 - Publisher: Aladdin

From master storyteller Padriac Colum comes a Newbery Honor–winning collection of epic myths that “is unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths for young readers” (Publishers Weekly). Enter a world where harpies torment mortals, the Argonaut Orpheus sings, the mighty god Zeus wages war on the Titans, and Prometheus
Jason and the Golden Fleece (The Argonautica)
Language: en
Pages: 175
Authors: Apollonius (Rhodius.)
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-26 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

It is a task that no man has ever completed: to bring back a magical ram's fleece that lies hidden in a far-off land, guarded by an all-seeing serpent. But, one man, Jason, must try. His life depends on it. Upon the orders of the King, Jason must cross deadly
The Golden Fleece
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Padraic Colum
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-15 - Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

"Still unequaled." — Publishers Weekly. Written by a great Irish folklorist, this Newbery Award winner recounts Jason's quest for the golden fleece and other immortal tales. 40 enchanting drawings by Willy Pogány.
The Golden Fleece
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Muriel Spark
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-10 - Publisher: Carcanet

The essays, reviews, memoirs and other writings collected here for the first time conjure up one of the great critical imaginations of our time. Grouped into four sections (Art and Poetry; Autobiography and Travel; Literature; and Religion, Politics and Philosophy), they demonstrate the wide range of Muriel Spark's knowledge and
The Golden Fleece
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Tom Carhart
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

In the fall of 1965 West Point cadet Tom Carhart and five of his classmates from the U.S. Military Academy pulled off a feat of extraordinary ingenuity, precision, and raw guts: the theft of the billy goat mascot from their rival, the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, just before the

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