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 (619)

kurt.fotosuisse on October 20, 2013

Hello Thanassis, good foto, interesting information and good idea concerning the links to the Videos. So far I did not realize, that the City of Batumi/Georgia was involved ( . . . maybe I didn't listen carefully to the Latin teacher some decades ago . . . ). Best regards, Kurt

Axl Bach on November 3, 2013

Nice boat, well taken!

LIKE 559

Cheers, AXL ;))

C. Bien (© CBP fotog… on November 4, 2013

Thanks for your visit and comment on my photo's, feel free to come along again. This a beautiful photo. LIKE!!!

with kindest regards,


Netherlands (Holland)

Maurice Haddad on November 4, 2013

Interesting and great work dear Thanasis.
F-107 + L-560.
Best wishes.

DM brothers on November 10, 2013

Great photo,very nice view.LIKE.Best regards David and Martin brothers

caryca51 on November 10, 2013

108/563-Piękny obraz z ciekawym opisem. Pozdrawiam Ela.

dziwnowik on November 20, 2013

I ♥ this photo !!!!

Walter 07.08.1956 on November 21, 2013

Ein Bild das einem versucht eine andere Zeiz zu zeigen. Sehr schöne Konstruktion, und schönes Bild, Like 566 ! Wie hat die Zeit damals möglicherweise Augesehen? War sie besser? Nun wir Leben heute, aber das Träumen ist erlaubt. Viele Grüsse Walter

Кристиян Топалов on November 23, 2013

Like 567 :-) Very interesting photo. Regards from Sofia, BG

tamer gultekin on November 25, 2013

nice mystic boat, nice photo.

Ko Kö on November 25, 2013


LIKE 568

Monday greetings and best wishes, Conny

Ahmet poçanoğlu on November 30, 2013

Beautyful scenery! Great shot! Like+Fav. Best regards

Lucjan Grabowski on December 8, 2013

Wonderful capture - L&F - greetings from Forests&Fields, Lucjan

Великолепно! Хочу посмотреть Argo сам. L+F Привет из России. Константин.

Pan Kartsonakis on January 29, 2014

Very interesting photo!!! ..……..Thanks for sharing.....……...……..…I LIKE ..572 and FAVORITE……..…………."Χαιρετισμούς από την Κόρινθο φίλε μου*

Kicaj on March 6, 2014

Fajne zdjęcie LIkE :)

Pozdrawiam Kicaj

Maurice MAZELLIER on March 20, 2014

Type..! , d'Embarcation.** / ancienne.. et " Originale.." - j'aime..

Maja Go on June 19, 2014

Beautiful seascape!LIKE and

FV Best greetings, Maya

Aqua2010 on February 9

Fantastic shot of the Jason's ship!! LF. Many thanks for visiting my gallery. Greetings from Barcelona

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