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Argonauts, heroes of Greek mythology who set sail in the ship Argo under Jason to find the Golden Fleece. With many illustrious members (Orpheus, Hercules, Castor and Pollux, Theseus), they sailed for Colchis, where the fleece was guarded by a dragon. After averting many perils, they obtained the fleece and returned home.

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