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  PELIAS - LoveToKnow Article on PELIAS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When Jason returned he sought to avenge the death of his parents, and Medea persuaded the daughters of Pelias to cut in pieces and boil their father, assuring them that he would thus be restored to youth.
Acastus, son of Pelias, drove out Jason and Medea and celebrated funeral games in honor of his father, which were celebrated by the poet Stesichorus and represented on the chest of Cypselus.
The death of Pelias was the subject of Sophocles Rhizotomoi (Root-cutters), and in the Tyro he treated another portion of the legend.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /P/PE/PELIAS.htm   (245 words)

  
 Pelias - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pelias was power-hungry and he wished to gain dominion over all of Thessaly.
Many years later, Pelias was holding the Olympics in honor of Poseidon when Jason, rushing to Iolcus, lost one of his sandals in a river while helping someone cross.
During Jason's absence, Pelias thought the Argo had sunk, and this was what he told Aeson and Promachus, who committed suicide by drinking poison or were both killed directly by Pelias.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pelias   (484 words)

  
 Pelias 1, Greek Mythology Link.
Pelias 1 is the king of Iolcus who bade Jason and the ARGONAUTS to go to Colchis in quest of the Golden Fleece.
There is no agreement concerning the paternity of Pelias 1, for some say that his father was Cretheus 1 (the son of Aeolus 1, son of Hellen 1, son of Deucalion 1, the man who survived the Flood), whereas others assert that he was Poseidon.
Pelias 2 is son of Aeginetes 1, son of Dereites, son of Harpalus 1, son of Amyclas 1, son of Lacedaemon, son of Zeus and Taygete.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Pelias1.html   (1860 words)

  
 JASON FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pelias, still paranoid that he would one day be overthrown, consulted an oracle which, warned him to beware a man coming forth from the people with only one sandal.
Many years later, Pelias was holding games in honour of the sea god and his alleged father, Poseidon, when Jason arrived in Iolcus and lost one of his sandals in the river Anauros ("wintry Anauros"), while helping an old woman (Goddess Hera in disguise) cross.
Pelias took that advice and sent Jason to retrieve the Golden_Fleece as he thought it an impossible mission for this young lad that stood before him (Jason was supposed to have been in his late teens or early twenties at the time).
www.witwib.com /Jason_&_Kristopher_Simmons   (1330 words)

  
 Pelias
Pelias is the son of Tyro and Poseidon.
Years later while Pelias was holding the Olympic Games in honor of Poseidon his father, Jason was in such a rush to get to Ioclus, that while helping someone cross the river, he lost one of his sandals.
Pelias thought that the Argo had sunk so he allowed heart broken Aeson to to kill himself by drinking poison.
www.pantheon.org /articles/p/pelias.html   (544 words)

  
 Jason, Greek Mythology Link.
Pelias 1, some say, who had ruled the country from his earliest years, was, when he met Jason, an old man with no rest in his mind; for seers had prophesied that destruction would come upon him through Aeson's son.
However, for the murder of Pelias 1, Medea and Jason were expelled from Iolcus by the king's son Acastus, and came as husband and wife to Corinth, where they lived happily for ten years.
It is said that Aeson, threatened to death by Pelias 1, drank freely of a bull's blood and died.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Jason.html   (2753 words)

  
 Argonauts
Pelias was not a usurper, but the rightful king of Iolcus, being the eldest, but he had no male child of his own (which is a contradiction to what Diodorus write later, when Pelias died), so he feared that his brothers and nephews might depose him.
It was Jason, Pelias' nephew, who brought up the idea of a quest to Colchis, to fetch the Golden Fleece, because he wanted to win glory and be remembered for his heroic deeds, like the hero Perseus.
The most common tale on how Pelias died was that Medea tricked Pelias' daughters (except Alcestis), claiming that she had the power to restore Pelias' youth.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/argonauts.html   (7537 words)

  
 WEEKENDER: CULTURAL DIVERSION
Pelias' intentions are to draw the audience to their own analytical endeavors and feelings toward the piece.
Pelias said the only concern he has as director is to ensure the quality of improvisations and the comparison which may be made between the poem and the cast's interpretations.
Pelias said he hopes the audience will gain an educational insight for the work of Eliot and that every member of the audience will be able to identify or understand the implications that the actors will portray on stage.
www.dailyegyptian.com /fall98/10-23-98/prufrock.html   (786 words)

  
 MythNET - The Quest of the Golden Fleece
Pelias was told by an oracle that he would be killed by a kinsmen one day who would be wearing only one sandal.
Pelias agreed to hand over the kingdom, but under one condition: The condition was that the dead Phrixus wanted the Golden Fleece returned from King Æetes, which would bring the spirit of Phrixus back to his home.
Pelias asked that Jason go on the journey as opposed to himself, for he was old and Jason was young and strong.
www.classicsunveiled.com /mythnet/html/quest.html   (2600 words)

  
 USS PELIAS (AS-14)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In Greek mythology, Pelias was a king of Iolcus who sent his nephew, Jason, in search of the Golden Fleece and who, after Jason's return, was killed by his own daughters at the urging of Jason's lover, Medea.
USS Pelias (AS-14) was based at San Diego, California, when the Second World War officially ended on 2 September 1945...when representatives of the Empire of Japan signed the instruments of surrender on board battleship USS Missouri (BB-63), which was anchored in Tokyo Bay, Japan, for that occasion.
USS Pelias transited to Tiburon Bay, California, on 10 September 1945; thence to the Mare Island Naval Shipyard on 24 February 1946.
ussubvetsofworldwarii.org /Pelias.html   (1004 words)

  
 Welcome to the Best of New Orleans!
New Orleans geneticist Mary Kay Z. Pelias is at the forefront of a federal effort to enhance the protection of human guinea pigs.
Pelias had studied genetics for years, earning her Ph.D. in biology in 1970, and had long harbored an interest in issues related to informed consent in research using human subjects.
But the time she spent in Washington put Pelias in a good position to be tapped for the National Human Research Protections Advisory Committee (NHRPAC), formed partly to address the rapid acceleration of new scientific research and the human experimentation that accompanies it, and partly to analyze existing guidelines applied to human subjects.
www.bestofneworleans.com /archives/2001/0403/news-feat.html   (1624 words)

  
 ninemsn Encarta - Search Results - Pelias
Pelias usurped the throne of Iolcus from his uncle Aeson and sent Aeson's son Jason, the rightful heir,...
On reaching Greece, the crew of heroes disbanded, and Jason with Medea took the Golden Fleece to Pelias.
When Jason and Medea reached Greece, they found that Jason's wicked uncle Pelias had been responsible for the death of Jason's parents.
au.encarta.msn.com /Pelias.html   (75 words)

  
 The Aeolids
Pelias incurred Hera's enmity, when he murdered Sidero before her altar or statue.
Acastus was the son of Pelias and Anaxibia or Phylomachus.
Neleus was the son of Tyro and Poseidon, and the twin brother of Pelias.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/aeolids.html   (4358 words)

  
 Jason on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When Pelias usurped the throne of Iolcus and killed (or imprisoned) Aeson and most of his descendants, Jason was smuggled off to the centaur Chiron, who reared him secretly on Mt. Pelion.
Medea persuaded Pelias that he could be rejuvenated by having pieces of his body boiled in a magical brew.
Pelias was thus murdered by his innocent daughters.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/J/Jason-myt.asp   (908 words)

  
 Latin 1 - Mythology - Fables - Heroes - Jason
The Oracle at Delphi told Pelias that a man with only one sandal would take his kingdom from him, but Pelias did not fear the young Jason, who was being raised on the mountain Pelion as a farmer.
She convinced the two daughters of Pelias that their father could be eternally young and remain king, if they killed him, cut him into pieces, and threw him in a cauldron.
Pelias' daughters killed him, cut his body into pieces, and threw them into a pot, but Medea was nowhere to be found to say the magic words.
www.dl.ket.org /latin1/mythology/3fables/heroes/jason.htm   (821 words)

  
 LSUHSC School of Medicine - Neuroscience Center of Excellence
As part of her undergraduate training, Dr. Pelias studied at the Eberhard-Karls University, in Tubingen, Germany, during which time she began her studies of the Eugenices Movement and the issues related to human experimentation and informed consent.
In 1996-97 Dr. Pelias served as an AAAS Congressional Fellow in the office of Senator Peter V. Domenici, where she drafted and promoted legislation on genetic confidentiality and non- discrimination.
Pelias presently serves on the Institutional Review Boards of the LSU Health Science Center and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals as well as on two legislative task forces that address questions of legislation on the assisted reproductive technologies and on a statewide birth defects registry.
www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu /neuroscience/faculty_detail.asp?id=890   (490 words)

  
 Greek Mythology and Ancient Greece - Jason (Argonauts)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pelias smilingly took the hand of the young man and the hand of his brother, and he bade them both welcome to his palace.
He heard Pelias speak to Aeson, his father, telling him that he was old and that he was weary of ruling; that he longed to make friends, and that he would let no enmity now be between him and his brother.
So King Pelias said, but Jason, looking to the king from his father's stricken eyes, saw that he had been led by the king into the acceptance of the voyage so that he might fare far from Iolcus, and perhaps lose his life in striving to gain the wonder that King Aetes kept guarded.
www.greekhistoryandmythology.com /Greek_Mythology/Heroes_of_Greek_Mythology/Jason_(Argonauts)/2   (1276 words)

  
 Pelias - Wikipedia
Pelias ist in der griechischen Mythologie der Sohn des Poseidon und der Tyro.
Pelias war machthungrig und wünschte die Herrschaft über Thessalien.
Er eignete sich den Thron von Iolkos an, den zuvor sein Onkel Aison innehatte.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pelias   (144 words)

  
 VH1.com : Movies : DVD : Hercules : Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Returning her to the court, he is engaged by Pelias to train his vain, arrogant son in the use of arms, that he may one day become a warrior king.
Pelias' hold on power is very uncertain, owing to the way he became king -- his brother, the previous monarch, was murdered by persons unknown in the palace -- and he looks to leave a dynasty.
Pelias, unable to contain his own guilt, commits suicide and Iole, seeing the truth about her father, goes to Hercules and accepts him as her husband.
www.vh1.com /movies/dvd/16391/review.jhtml   (540 words)

  
 Heriard Cimino Gallery Anastasia Pelias New Orleans Warehouse Arts District Julia Street
Pelias uses thin washes of paint and turpentine to create provocative translucent curtains of color onto the canvas, interjecting horizontal bands that vary in size, opacity and color.
Pelias states her interest lies in the exploration of possibilities of combining both gestural and deliberate marks with equal intention, investigating both organic and synthetic color within our everyday environment.
Anastasia Pelias is a native of New Orleans, receiving her B.F.A. from Newcomb College, Tulane University and her M.F.A. from the University of New Orleans.
www.heriard-cimino.com /pelias_a/pelias_a_pr.html   (246 words)

  
 Pelias Definition / Pelias Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
King Pelias was the father of AcastusIn Greek Mythology, Acastus was one of the men who sailed with Jason and the Argonauts.
His father was Pelias, then king of Ioklos who was later killed thanks to a trick by Medea.
He was a son of TyroIn Greek mythology, Tyro was the daughter of Salmoneus and mother of Pelias and Neleus.
www.elresearch.com /Pelias   (335 words)

  
 Pelias, Ronald J.: Writing Performance
Ronald J. Pelias is concerned with writing about performance, from the everyday performative routines to the texts on stage.
Pelias divides his efforts to present performance events into three general categories: "Performing Every Day," "On Writing and Performing," and "Being a Witness." "Performing Every Day" focuses on performances ranging from the daily business of enacting roles to the telling of tales that make life meaningful.
Ronald J. Pelias is a professor of speech communication at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
www.siu.edu /~siupress/titles/s99_titles/pelias_writing.htm   (358 words)

  
 GREEK MYTHOLOGY: ARGONAUTS (TEXT)
Pelias asked the stranger who he was, and Jason bravely answered that he was the son of Aeson, and that he came back to Iolcos to claim the throne from his uncle.
Pelias pretended he was ready to give up the power, once Jason went to Colchis and brought the Golden Fleece.
Pelias' daughters did what they were told, but Pelias however didn't come back.
www.milica.com.au /greek_myths/legends/argo1_t.htm   (3428 words)

  
 Pearl Harbor Attack: USS Pelias (AS-14) Action Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Pelias was lying at the Submarine Base dock: a good position for action against this particular phase of the attack.
Damage to Enemy: Not determined exactly, but it was noted that under the combined fire of the Pelias, Tautog, and a destroyer at the Submarine dock, one torpedo plane was shot down and fell in the water just off the finger piers of the submarine base before launching its attack.
Also, another plane believed to be a torpedo plane was turned away from its objective under the fire of this and other ships, and was last seen flying low in a southerly direction over the officer's club and streaming smoke.
www.history.navy.mil /docs/wwii/pearl/ph65.htm   (321 words)

  
 Jason   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
His real name was Diomedes and he changed it to Jason (which means "healer" or "doctor") after having studied therapeutic herbs under the guidance of the centaur Cheiron.
Pelias took that advice and sent Jason to retrieve the Golden Fleece as he thought it an impossible mission for this young lad that stood before him (Jason was supposed to have been in his late teens or early twenties at the time).
Pelias' son, also named Pelias, drove Jason and Medea in exile for the murder, and the couple settled in Corinth.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/J/Jason.htm   (1460 words)

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