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  • Murder of Apsyrtus by Jason: the Colchians give up the pursuit (452 – 551). —

    The Argonautica

  • For it proclaimed that they should not escape the paths of an endless sea nor grievous tempests, unless Circe should purge away the guilt of the ruthless murder of Apsyrtus; and it bade Polydeuces and Castor pray to the immortal gods first to grant a path through the Ausonian sea where they should find Circe, daughter of Perse and Helios.

    The Argonautica

  • And Apsyrtus held in his hands the reins of the steeds.

    The Argonautica

  • Apsyrtus led, and, turning aside, he entered the mouth called Fair.

    The Argonautica

  • Apsyrtus, that they may lead thee back home to thy father, like some captured maid.

    The Argonautica

  • And so on other islands too, close by, Apsyrtus left his host as far as the river

    The Argonautica

  • Phrixus she had fled afar from the tyrannous horrors of her father; but she shrank from telling of the murder of Apsyrtus.

    The Argonautica

  • When Apsyrtus had fallen in mighty overthrow Zeus himself, king of gods, was seized with wrath at what they had done.

    The Argonautica

  • Nor had he ever so slight a fear of his daughters, that they would form some hateful scheme, nor of his son Apsyrtus; but this curse was being fulfilled in the children of Chalciope.

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  • So they two agreed and prepared a great web of guile for Apsyrtus, and provided many gifts such as are due to guests, and among them gave a sacred robe of Hypsipyle, of crimson hue.

    The Argonautica

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