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Phrixus  (FRIK-sus)

Prince who was saved on the point of sacrifice by a magical flying ram. Phrixus escaped together with his sister Helle on the animal's back. Helle became dizzy and fell into the sea. But Phrixus fetched up in Colchis on the mysterious periphery of the heroic world. Here he hung the ram's golden fleece in the sacred grove of Ares, god of war. This became the object of the famous quest by Jason and the Argonauts.
The Golden Fleece and the dragon guarding it. (zoom)