Brill’s New Pauly

Get access

Iason
(2,023 words)

(Ἰάσων; lásōn).

[German version]

[1] Leader of the Argonauts

Thessalian hero from  Iolcus, leader of the  Argonauts, participant in the Calydonian Hunt (Apollod. 1,68), son of  Aeson [1] and Polymela (Hes. Cat. 38-40; Apollod. 1,107) or  Alcimede (Pherecydes 3 F 104 FGrH; Apoll. Rhod. 1,47); brother of  Promachus (Apollod. 1,143); with  Hypsipyle, he fathered  Euneus [1] (…

Cite this page
Dräger, Paul (Trier), Cobet, Justus (Essen), Wandrey, Irina (Berlin), Meister, Klaus (Berlin) and Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Iason”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 22 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e521280>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲