18_2 Jason - Chapter Eighteen Lecture Two After the Argo...

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Chapter Eighteen Lecture Two After the Argo
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The Death of Pelias
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The Death of Pelias Rumor back in Iolcus: the Argo was destroyed Pelias, thinking he has avoided his fate, kills Jason’s father, mother, and brother When Jason returns, Pelias reneges Medea’s trick with the old ram Hera’s revenge is complete, but the people of Iolcus (understandably) banish the two
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Jason and Medea in Corinth
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Jason and Medea in Corinth Jason and Medea live happily in Corinth for a while – have two sons
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Jason and Medea in Corinth Euripides’s Medea Glaucê, daughter of King Creon of Corinth Background is the first years of the Peloponnesian War Creon banishes Medea Jason tries to “reason” with Medea Medea’s revenge with the gift to Glaucê and the murder of her two sons Escapes on a chariot drawn by dragons
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Jason and Medea in Corinth Jason dies an inglorious death as an old man Struck on the head by a rotting part of the Argo Medea + Aegeus => Medus of Calchis (eponym of the Medes) Still in the Elysian Fields with Achilles?
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2010 for the course CLT 3370 taught by Professor Eaverly during the Spring '06 term at University of Florida.

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18_2 Jason - Chapter Eighteen Lecture Two After the Argo...

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