♠ Homer, Iliad 7.467-71
And ships full many were at hand from Lemnos, bearing wine, sent forth by Jason’s son, Euneus, whom Hypsipyle bare to Jason, shepherd of the host.  And for themselves alone unto the sons of Atreus, Agamemnon and Menelaus, had Euneus given wine to be brought them, even a thousand measures. Greek Text.
♠ Homer, Odyssey 12.69-72
One seafaring ship alone has passed thereby,  that Argo famed of all, on her voyage from Aeetes, and even her the wave would speedily have dashed there against the great crags, had not Here sent her through, for that Jason was dear to her. Greek Text
♠ Hesiod Theogony 992-1002
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, overbearing Pelias, that outrageous and presumptuous doer of violence, put upon him. But when the son of Aeson had finished them, he came to Iolcus after long toil bringing the coy-eyed girl with him on his swift ship, and made her his buxom wife.  And she was subject to Iason, shepherd of the people, and bore a son Medeus whom Cheiron the son of Philyra brought up in the mountains. And the will of great Zeus was fulfilled. Greek Text
♠ Mimnermos 11 W– Iambi et Elegi Graeci 2, p. 86, ed. M. L. West. Oxford 1972.
Edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, March 2022.
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