1. The Golden Fleece is a symbol for the search for spiritual illumination, supreme identity, regaining immortality.
2. In Greek Mythology, Jason and the Argonauts went looking for the Golden Fleece.
3. The Order of the Golden Fleece is a Roman Catholic order of chivalry founded in Bruges by the Burgundian duke Philip the Good in 1430, to celebrate his marriage to the Portuguese princess Isabella. It became one of the most prestigious orders in Europe. Today, two branches of the Order exist, namely the Spanish and the Austrian Fleece.