She said Phrixus and Helle must be sacrificed on an altar, to turn away the anger of the gods, who sent the famine.
Then the servants prepared a meal for the sons of Phrixus and for Jason.
And he once welcomed noble Phrixus, a fugitive from his stepmother's wiles and the sacrifice prepared by his father.
Now this message was that Phrixus and Helle must be burned as a sacrifice to the gods.
The ghost of Phrixus stands by my bedside every night, wailing and will not be comforted, till the Fleece is brought home again.'
I am the son of Phrixus, your cousin; and Chalciope my mother waits for you, to talk about the golden fleece.
Athamas had by his wife Nephele two children, Phrixus and Helle.
She felt their heads, and they had no crowns on, so she killed them, supposing that they were Phrixus and Helle.
Phrixus had a cousin called Æson, who was king in Iolcos by the sea.
The rationalists explained the ram on which Phrixus crossed the sea as the name or ornament of the ship on which he escaped.