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.
Dickinson - Aeson Noble Dickinson, 39, of Eugene died Nov.
Jason (Jack Donnelly, left) is captured by his mum Pasiphae's henchmen, so Aeson sets out on a daring rescue mission.
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.
35pm The battle between Aeson and for Jason's soul reaches a climax as the warrior is caught ruthless queen's soldiers.
1: 507) evokes literary precedents, most famously Ovid's Metamorphoses, in which Medea rejuvenates Aeson by exchanging his old blood with a revitalizing potion.
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.
262-74 (Medea's potion that brings Aeson back to life); Lucan 6.
As Purkiss points out, however, the main interest in Medea does not necessarily spring from the murder of her children: she is also known for betraying her royal family and thus her country of birth, as well as for restoring youth to Aeson by magical means.
For their 1945 production of The Garden of Time, the ANT employed two Caucasian actors: Dean Newman as Jason/John, and Lawrence Pepper as Aeson, Jason's father and King of Thessaly.