But soon when from the plain they came to the city and aeetes' palace, then again Hera dispersed the mist.
He says that after the sacrifice he purified the fleece and so: 'Holding the fleece he walked into the halls of aeetes.'
Nor is it well to take no thought of aeetes, as thou sayest: for none is more lordly than aeetes.
On one day they would waste the palace of aeetes with baleful fire, should he not yield them the fleece of his own goodwill.
For they deemed that they would not find aeetes friendly if they desired to take away the ram's fleece.
But aeetes is terribly armed with deadly ruthlessness; wherefore exceedingly do I dread this voyage.
The other buildings the handmaidens had, and the two daughters of aeetes, Chalciope and Medea.
But apart the maidens huddled together lamented beside the daughter of aeetes.
He has mistresses and human children, such as Circe and aeetes.
The character painting of Valerius is superior to that of the original, cf. the character of Jason and of aeetes.