Aeëtes

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Aeëtes

(iːˈiːtiːz)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a king of Colchis, father of Medea and keeper of the Golden Fleece
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This masterly tragedy deals with the last act of the passionate affair between Jason (of golden fleece fame) and Medea (daughter of Aietes, king of Kolchis, and grand-daughter of the Sun-god).
Hy verower die Vlies met behulp van Medea, dogter van die Kolchiese koning, Aietes. Ter wille van haar liefde vir Jason verraai sy haar vader en help die Grieke om die Vlies te buit.
Xhosa, Spaans en Tamil (deur Aietes) is gebruik om die veeltaligheid van die karakters op 'n realistiese wyse uit te beeld.
Jason verskyn en sy woorde aan Aietes is in Afrikaans.
4.243 (Jason had mastered the fire-breathing bulls, but when it came to the serpent that guarded the fleece, Aietes did not expect him to accomplish that), B.