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Published by Hard Press .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages108
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Open LibraryOL8422419M
ISBN 101406943835
ISBN 109781406943832

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ARGONAUTICA BOOK 1, TRANSLATED BY R. C. SEATON. [1] Beginning with thee, O Phoebus, I will recount the famous deeds of men of old, who, at the behest of King Pelias, down through the mouth of Pontus and between the Cyanean rocks, sped well-benched Argo in quest of the golden fleece. [5] Such was the oracle that Pelias heard, that a hateful doom. ARGONAUTICA BOOK 3, TRANSLATED BY R. C. SEATON [1] Come now, Erato, stand by my side, and say next how Jason brought back the fleece to Iolcus aided by the love of Medea. For thou sharest the power of Cypris, and by thy love-cares dost charm unwedded maidens; wherefore to thee too is attached a name that tells of love. 8 rows  The Argonautica Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical . On the part of Apollonius there is a passage in the third book of the Argonautica (ll. ) which is of a polemical nature and stands out from the context, and the well-known savage epigram upon Callimachus. [2].

  The Argonautica Apollonius Rhodius (3rd Cent. - 3rd Cent.) The Argonautica is a Greek epic poem written by Apollonius Rhodius in the 3rd century BC. The only surviving Hellenistic epic, the Argonautica tells the myth of the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts to Author: Apollonius Rhodius. The Voyage of Argo: The Argonautica, trans. E. V. Rieu (Penguin Books, ) The Argonautika: The Story of Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece, trans. Peter Green (University of California Press, ), ISBN ; Jason and the Golden Fleece (The Argonautica), trans. Richard Hunter (Oxford University Press, ), ISBN The Argonautica tells the story of the journey of Jason and the Argonauts to the land of Colchis in search of the Golden Fleece. In it, Jason is impelled on his quest by King Peleas, who receives a prophecy that a man with one sandal would be his : Apollonius. Alongside the Argonautica, this volume ends with assorted fragments of texts credited to Apollonius Rhodius making this a very nice and almost complete collection. Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. pcharles. out of 5 stars Excellent text, excellent edition/5(35).

Book II: Voyage through Bosporos, south shore of Pontos, arrival in Colchis. They arrive at Bebrykians. King Amykos challenges them to a boxing match, Polydeukes accepts and kills the king. They plunder. Arrive at Bosporos. They go ashore on the west (north) side, meet Phineus--former king of . Gaius Valerius Flaccus (/ ˈ f l æ k ə s /; died c. AD 90) was a 1st century Roman poet who flourished during the "Silver Age" under the Flavian dynasty, and wrote a Latin Argonautica that owes a great deal to Apollonius of Rhodes' more famous epic. argonautica book 3 [] () Thus he spake, honouring her; and she cast her eyes down with a smile divinely sweet; and her soul melted within her, uplifted by his praise, and she gazed upon him face to face; nor did she know what word to utter first, but was eager to pour out everything at once. The Argonautica tells the story of the journey of Jason and the Argonauts to the land of Colchis in search of the Golden Fleece. The story of the Argonauts was a traditional cycle of myths which Apollonius of Rhodes wove into this saga at the turn of the third century BCE.