- 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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It had its name from Cytorus, the son of Phrixus, according to Ephorus.
Then the servants prepared a meal for the sons of Phrixus and for Jason.Stories of the Old world
Alfred John Church
Phrixus had a cousin called Æson, who was king in Iolcos by the sea.The Heroes
Now this message was that Phrixus and Helle must be burned as a sacrifice to the gods.Tales of Troy and Greece
I am the son of Phrixus, your cousin; and Chalciope my mother waits for you, to talk about the golden fleece.