Aeëtes

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Aeëtes

(ē-ē`tēz): see JasonJason,
in Greek mythology, son of Aeson. When Pelias usurped the throne of Iolcus and killed (or imprisoned) Aeson and most of his descendants, Jason was smuggled off to the centaur Chiron, who reared him secretly on Mt. Pelion.
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Helios, the father of Aetes and Circe by Perse, does, however, suffer insatiable sexual desire and is destined for numerous unsatisfying liaisons (see Funk & Wagnall's Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology and Legends, ed.
After many adventures, the Argonauts finally reached Colchis, where they found that the king, Aetes (Aeetes), would not give up the fleece until Jason performed several tasks.
E inevitablemente ignoraba, por la misma sinrazon, que del otro lado estaba Medea (el padre de Medea es Aetes, i.
When they finally reached their destination, they were forced to perform several additional tasks, but Aetes (Aeetes), the king, still refused to give up the fleece.