Old engraved illustration of The sorceress Medea prepares the departure of the expedition of the Argonauts - stock photo
Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored.
Jason was an ancient Greek mythological hero and leader of the Argonauts, whose quest for the Golden Fleece featured in Greek literature. He was married to the sorceress Medea.
In Greek mythology, Medea - daughter of King Aeëtes of Colchis. Medea figures in the myth of Jason and the Argonauts. Medea is known in most stories as a sorceress and is often depicted as a priestess of the goddess Hecate.
In Greek mythology, the Golden Fleece is the fleece of the golden-woolled, winged ram, Chrysomallos, which was held in Colchis. The fleece is a symbol of authority and kingship.