The Argo (ship of the Argonauts)

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Video 1 - Video 2- Video 3 The Argo in Greek mythology was the ship on which they boarded in Iolkos Argonauts to Colchis to go in and get the Golden Fleece. It took its name from the manufacturer of Argos, son of Phrixus and Chalkiopis. The Argo is described as the fastest and most robust boat of its time. It was also extremely light, to enable the transfer ashore by the crew. After the campaign the Argonauts spent their ship in the temple of Poseidon on the Isthmus. According to legend, the Argo is associated with the end of Jason. The Argo was later transferred to the sky and transformed the namesake constellation.

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Comments (634)

Fab Dub on April 2, 2012

Nice place and shot !! Wonderful! LIKE


christian caffin on April 3, 2012

One more like for this so beautiful boat! Cheers, Christian

Pepe_Ibanez on April 4, 2012

Muy buena, excelente fotografía.


Saludos, Pepe

Christian Krawczyk on April 4, 2012

Very interesting photo!! LIKE Greetings from Germany, Christian

geoael on April 4, 2012

Nice foto. Like

dziwnowik on April 4, 2012

I ♥ this photo !!!!

 **L** was alerdy

♥ ♥ ♥ Pozdrowienia z Dziwnowa , Peterek ♥ ♥ ♥

Elios Amati (tashime… on April 4, 2012

Interesting! Thanks for sharing, Elios

Jarda_M on April 5, 2012

LIKE Interesting ship and nice photo.
Thank you for visiting my gallery and nice comment.

zaro1965 on April 5, 2012

Beautiful composition, Like365!

Greetings from Bulgaria, Zaro

Sensei or SunSay on April 5, 2012

Very nice photo
♥ - 366!

Best wishes,
Sensei from Ukraine

HUANG Xin on April 5, 2012

Beautiful composition, LIKE!

Greetings and best wishes, Xin

Brindza Teréz on April 6, 2012

Nagyon szép,nagyon tetszik

Marcondes Pereira on April 7, 2012

Thank you for your comment! your art is amazing, when I look I see that your photos have a lot to learn from you! LIKE + S

Yosarsif مهدی کلهر on April 7, 2012

Very nice and beautiful composition. ☆L☆ All the best from Iran, Mahdi

holubv on April 7, 2012

Very good photo ! like

Horst Reisinger on April 8, 2012

Wonderful motiv!


Greetings from Germany, Horst

Robert Rovina on April 9, 2012

Very nice shot.

Francine Verweij-Ban… on April 9, 2012

A very nice documentation. Beautiful boat. thanks for sharing. LIKE

Greetings, Francine

Manfred Schütze on April 10, 2012

Interesting historic ship,well captured,thank You for the aditional information,like and greetings from Thailand,Manfred

Jaroslav Klečka on April 11, 2012

Thanasis, interesting object, great shot! Congratulations. I Like it. Best regards from Czechia. Jaroslav

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