an expedition by ship.
Accomplish, voluntarily, this task
and I swear that I will yield you back
to wield sole power and to rule.
And as a mighty pledge,
let Zeus be witness,
the father of both our families."
Approving this arrangement,
they parted company. But Jason was already
in hot haste inciting the heralds
to announce everywhere
that a voyage was under way.
Quickly came the three sons, indomitable in war,
of Cronian Zeus
born to round-eyed Alcmene and Leda,
and from Pylos and Taenarus' promontory
the two top-knotted warriors
sprung from the Earthshaker,
respecting their own might with awe;
whose noble glory found fulfillment,
that of Euphemus and yours, mighty Periclymenus.
And from Apollo came
the master lyrist, father of songs,
sent his twin sons
to unceasing labor on the quest,
Echion and Erytus, flushed with youth.
And quickly came those
who dwelt at the base of Mount Pangaeus:
for willingly with jo