Aeson


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Aeson

in extreme old age, restored to youth by Medea. [Rom. Myth.: LLEI, I: 322]
References in classic literature ?
993-1002) And the son of Aeson by the will of the gods led away from Aeetes the daughter of Aeetes the heaven-nurtured king, when he had finished the many grievous labours which the great king, over bearing Pelias, that outrageous and presumptuous doer of violence, put upon him.
The rest of her children were by Cretheus, namely, Aeson, Pheres, and Amythaon, who was a mighty warrior and charioteer.
She initially uses magic to help him in his endeavors, saving him from almost certain death and also killing his father, Aeson, in order to revive him magically as a younger man.
To such examples of retro-metamorphosis we might also add the related act of rejuvenation that Medea performs in Metamorphoses 7 when she uses witchcraft to restore her father-in-law Aeson to his youthful form of forty years earlier.13 Furthermore, amongst the classical poem's modest cast of shape-shifters (Proteus, Vertumnus, Thetis, Achelous, Periclymenus, and Mestra), who are capable of serially self-metamorphosing into a variety of forms, only one--the 'exceptional' Mestra--begins, as Andrew Feldherr notes, as a fully mortal or 'human figure'.
In Greece, evil Pelias had killed his brother Aeson, the legitimate ruler of the Thessalian kingdom of Iolcus, and usurped his throne.
Dickinson - Aeson Noble Dickinson, 39, of Eugene died Nov.
ATLANTIS BBC1, 7.35pm The battle between Aeson and for Jason's soul reaches a climax as the warrior is caught ruthless queen's soldiers.
Atlantis BBC One, 7.35pm The battle between Aeson and Pasiphae for Jason's soul reaches a devastating climax as the warrior is caught by the ruthless queen's soldiers.
ATLANTIS BBC1, 7.35pm The battle between Aeson and Pasiphae for Jason's soul reaches a devastating climax as the warrior is caught by the ruthless queen's soldiers.
Jason (Jack Donnelly, left) is captured by his mum Pasiphae's henchmen, so Aeson sets out on a daring rescue mission.
When Aeson had absorbed it, part through his mouth, and part through the wound, the white of his hair and beard quickly vanished, and a dark color took its place.