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Jason returns wi the Gowden Fleece, shawn on an Apulian reid-figur calyx krater, ca. 340–330 BC

In Greek meethologie, the Gowden Fleece (Greek: χρυσόμαλλον δέρας chrysómallon déras) is the fleece o the gowd-hair[lower-alpha 1] weenged ram, which wis held in Colchis.[1] The fleece is a seembol o authority an keengship. It figurs in the tale o the hero Jason an his crew o Argonauts, wha set oot on a quest for the fleece bi order o Keeng Pelias, in order tae place Jason richtfully on the throne o Iolcus in Thessaly. Throu the help o Medea, thay acquire the Gowden Fleece. The story is o great antiquity an wis current in the time o Homer (aicht century BC). It survives in various forms, amang which the details vary.

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  1. χρυσόμαλλος, Chrysomallos' or 'Khrysomallus'

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  1. William Godwin (1876). "Lives of the Necromancers". p. 41.