Phrixus

[ frik-suhs ]
/ ˈfrɪk səs /

noun Classical Mythology.

a child who escaped on the back of a ram with his sister Helle from a plot against them. The fleece of the ram, which he sacrificed, was the Golden Fleece.

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Phrixus
/ (ˈfrɪksəs) /

noun

Greek myth the son of Athamas and Nephele who escaped the wrath of his father's mistress, Ino, by flying to Colchis on a winged ram with a golden fleeceSee also Helle, Golden Fleece
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