Adventures of the Argo - 3/24 First Adventures Women of...

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3/24 First Adventures Women of Lemnos (smelly due to punishment by aphrodite) Only women on island All men were killed by the women One man left, father of queen (queen=Hypsipyle) Men wanted to leave women Their wives smelled, so they left Only wanted slave wives Real wives killed their husbands Xenia for the Argonauts Women pair up with each argonauts Hypsipyle- Jason's first woman Hypsipyle's lie- the men of Lemnos left Herakles urges the Argonauts to leave Must retrieve gold fleece Reminds argonauts of their mission Mistakes Initiation in the mysteries of Samothrace (an island) Confession to the hierophant //hierophant - displayer of sacred things// Xenia of Cyzicus, king of the Doliones Proximity of the earth-born giants Argonauts kill giants Cyzicus grateful Doliones in liminal space Boarder of wonderland Friendly fire Battle of Argonauts vs Doliones Happen to be allies King Cyzicus killed by friendly fire Wife grieves and kills herself Hylas (Herakles' boy-toy) and the water nymphs (naiads)
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