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[143] Invideo Phryxo; Phryxus, the son of Athamas and Nephele, king and queen of Thebes. He crossed the Hellespont upon the ram with the golden fleece. Arriving safe at Colchis, he first sacrificed the ram to the God Mars, and afterwards presented the golden fleece to king aeetes. Lean- der says here, that he envied his fate, because, though the streight was stormy, insomuch that his sister Helle was drowned, yet he himself safely reached the opposite shore.

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