In Greek mythology, Aeson was a king of Iolcus in Thessaly. He was the father of the hero Jason. According to one version of the story, he was imprisoned by his half-brother Pelias, and when Pelias intended to kill him he committed suicide. In another story, he was killed by Jason's wife Medea, who brought him back to life as a young man.
Aeson or Aison (Ancient Greek: Αἰσών), also Aesonis or Aisonis (Αἰσώνίς), was a town of Magnesia in ancient Thessaly, the name of which is derived from Aeson, the father of Jason. References
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Aeson of Aison ( Grieks: Αἴσων) was in de Griekse mythologie de zoon van Cretheus en Tyro (Alcimede volgens anderen). Homerus ( Odyssee 11, 258-259) noemt Pheres en Amythaon als zijn broers. Hij had met Polymele (dochter van Autolycus) Jason en Promachus als zoons. Aesons moeder had twee andere zoons, Neleus en Pelias, bij de god Poseidon.
Jul 19, 2022 · In Greek mythology, Aeson (Ancient Greek: Αἴσων Aísōn) was a king of Iolcus in Thessaly. He was the father of the hero Jason. According to one version of the story, he was imprisoned by his half-brother Pelias, and when Pelias intended to kill him he committed suicide.
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In Greek mythology, Aeson (or Aison) was the son of Tyro and Cretheus, who also had his brothers Pheres and Amythaon. Aeson was the father of Jason and Promachus with Polymede, the daughter of Autolycus. Other sources say the mother of his children was Alcimede or Amphinome.