Inadze, "[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] [t'erminebi k'olxi da k'olxeti ant'ik'ur mts'erlobasi; 'The Terms "Colchians" and "Colchis
" in Classical Sources']," 43-55; V.
To undertake his dangerous task, Jason gathered about fifty heroes and sailed to Colchis
. Jason's companions were called Argonauts after their ship, the Argo.
(19.) Although he expected to regain both upon his return to Iolcus, Medea cannot know that this will definitively occur at the time she agrees to leave Colchis
Before blaming his son's lust on his maternal and Amazonian roots, Theseus first suggests Medea's home, "Colchian Phasis" (the only other mention of Colchis
in the play), as the kind of wild, un-Greek land that could generate such savagery (906-8, 926-9):
In Theocritus 13, Hercules again gets separated from the Argonauts, but completes the journey to Colchis
Colchos (or Colchis
; modern Georgia) was a barbarian (i.e., non-Greek) kingdom on the eastern coast of the Black Sea where Jason ventured to retrieve the Fleece.
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However, by mentioning the flames of Colchis
as well as Iolcos and Hiberia, Horace wants to distance his audience from the nefarious reality of magic, by taking them into a literary and exotic dimension, (34) connected with the figure of Medea.
Just a list of her actions: Medea personally kills her brother Apsyrt after Jason's arrival at Colchis
(this episode is recalled by the same Euripides, v.
(1) The episode is a key component in the story of Jason and the Argonauts, because it explains why Heracles was not present when they reached Colchis
and successfully (with Medea's help) captured the Golden Fleece.
Strabo left us a detailed description of Colchis
, and Alexandre Dumas makes reference to it this way: "The silver tops of the double Caucasian chain still shone in the sky, like petrified clouds."
Other investors included two Tier 1 commercial banks and Colchis
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