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Helle  (HEL-ee)

Theban princess saved from sacrifice by a golden flying ram. Becoming dizzy on the animal's back, she fell into the sea. The ram flew on to Colchis, where its fleece was hung in a sacred grove guarded by a dragon. This was the Golden Fleece quested after by Jason and the Argonauts.
"Jason and the Dragon" by Salvator Rosa. (zoom)