Apsyrtus

[ap-sur-tuh s]
noun Classical Mythology.
  1. a son of Aeëtes, killed by his sister Medea, who, while fleeing with Jason, threw pieces of her brother's body into the sea so that her father, in pursuing her, might be delayed while picking them up.
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Historical Examples of apsyrtus

  • How then by evil doom did she slay Apsyrtus when he came to meet her?

    The Argonautica

    Apollonius Rhodius

  • And Jason went to the ambush to lie in wait for Apsyrtus and then for his comrades.

    The Argonautica

    Apollonius Rhodius

  • And so on other islands too, close by, Apsyrtus left his host as far as the river Salangon and the Nestian land.

    The Argonautica

    Apollonius Rhodius