The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles
This is Irish folklorist Padraic Colum's masterful retelling of many Greek myths, focusing on Jason and the Argonauts' quest to find the Golden Fleece. He also includes the stories of Atalanta, Heracles, Perseus, Theseus, and others. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)
Note: Section 25 was replaced on June 2, 2020. The original file was missing the second portion of the text. The new file has the section in its entirety with a different reader for the second portion.
Genre(s): Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales, Short Stories