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Argo [r]: A ship from Greek mythology which carried the hero Jason to Colchis in search of the Golden Fleece. Jason was accompanied by many of the great heroes of the time. [e]

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Photo of a painting with women.
Greek mythology has numerous characters, including the many heroes who sailed on the Argo along with Jason, including gods and goddesses, humans. These stories have been a vital part of Western civilization and have been source material for Renaissance painters such as Correggio. Pictured: Leda and the Swan.Painting circa 1532.