A later story represents Jason as reconciled to Medea (Justin, xlii.
Medea was honoured as a goddess at Corinth, and was said to have become the wife of Achilles in the Elysian fields.
The popularity of the story of Jason and Medea in antiquity is shown by the large amount of literature on the subject.
Successful so far by means of the mixture which Medea, daughter of Aeetes, had given him as proof against fire and sword, Jason was next allowed to approach the dragon which watched the fleece; Medea soothed the monster with another mixture, and Jason became master of the fleece.
Then the voyage homeward began, Medea accompanying Jason, and Aeetes pursuing them.