This books is the strange and wondrous adventure of Jason and his Argonauts - through uncharted waters where clashing rocks dash the sea, to shores where harpies with wings of birds and heads of women torment poor mortals. Listen to the songs of the Argonaut Orpheus, songs of the creation of Heaven and Earth, Zeus's battle with the Titans, Pandora and her jar of troubles, Persephone in the Underworld, and the great labors of Hercules. Describes the cycle of myths about the Argonauts and the quest for the Golden Fleece, as well as the tales of the Creation of Heaven and Earth, the labors of Hercules, Theseus and the Minotaur, etc.
Customer ReviewsSee All
One of my new favorite books
It was a really good book. It’s really long but once you get to it it’s really hard to stop. A fun book if you are looking for a book in this timeline you’re set. It’s obviously before Achilles but I didn’t even know about the hero’s before Achilles. I didn’t know all the gods and there stories but this book really summons it all up in a fun way. Great book loved it and enjoyed it
The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles
I truly did enjoy the Golden Fleece. There were only two problems I had reading this book:
1. The book had a lot of characters and it was very difficult to keep up with.
2. The book felt ever lasting to me. It seemed to go on forever but once I finish it I was quite proud of what I accomplished and I could go out into life with a Whole new perspective like what would Jason do?
Over all I truly did love this book and I do prefer more people read the Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles.