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The Argonautika

The Story of Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece (Hellenistic Culture and Society)

by Apollonios Rhodios

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Essays, journals, letters & other prose works,
  • Works by individual poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • Translations into English,
  • Jason (Greek mythology),
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • Epic poetry, Greek,
  • Argonauts (Greek mythology),
  • Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPeter Green (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7709695M
    ISBN 100520076877
    ISBN 109780520076877

    book: book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 card: lines lines lines lines lines lines lines Argonautica. Apollonius Rhodius. George W. Mooney. London. Longmans, Green. Tufts University provided support ?doc=Perseus:text The Argonauts' route from Greece to Colchis is, with few exceptions, remarkably consistent across the Greek poets and historians. By contrast, the Argonauts' return route has been the subject of a bewildering array of interpretations, largely due to the changing Greek understanding of geography and the complications greater knowledge caused when trying to map a myth developed in an age of

    Throughout this book, he produces notes for the reader to indicate any other interpretations or meanings behind various verses. And like any other Loeb publication, the original Greek text is provided for reference. Alongside the Argonautica, this volume ends with assorted fragments of texts credited to Apollonius Rhodius making this a very  › Science Fiction & Fantasy › Fantasy › Fairy Tales.   The Argonautica is the dramatic story of Jason's quest for the Golden Fleece and his relations with the dangerous Colchian princess, Medea. The only extant Greek epic poem to bridge the gap between Homer and late antiquity, it is a major product of the brilliant world of the Ptolemaic court at Alexandria, written by Apollonius of Rhodes in the 3rd century ://

    The Argonautika, the only surviving epic of the Hellenistic era, is a retelling of the tale of Jason and the Golden Fleece, probably the oldest extant Greek myth. Peter Green's lively, readable verse translation captures the swift narrative movement of Apollonios's epic Greek. This expanded paperback edition contains Green's incisive commentary, introduction, and ://   Quotations [] Quotations in English are taken from The Voyage of Argo, trans. E. V. Rieu (), unless otherwise noted. The Argonautica (Penguin Classics, 2nd edition, ), ISBN For a selection of quotations from Books III–IV of the Argonautica with translations by C. A. Trypanis (), see A Dictionary of Classical Greek Quotations, ed. Marinos Yeroulanos (


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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 ://   The Argonautica, Book 3 book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The only surviving Greek epic written between Homer's lifetime and The Argonautika book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Argonautika, the only surviving epic of the Hellenistic era Apollonius Rhodius.

Argonautica. Translated by Seaton, R. Loeb Classical Library Volume London, William Heinemann Ltd, The Loeb volume is still in print and available new from (click on image right for details). In addition to the translation the book contains the source Greek text and Seaton's introduction and :// ARGONAUTICA BOOK 3, TRANSLATED BY R.

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 :// ARGONAUTICA BOOK 4, TRANSLATED BY R.

SEATON [1] Now do thou thyself, goddess Muse, daughter of Zeus, tell of the labour and wiles of the Colchian maiden. Surely my soul within me wavers with speechless amazement as I ponder whether I should call it the lovesick grief of mad passion or a panic flight, through which she left the Colchian ://   The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Argonautica, by Apollonius Rhodius This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

On the part of Apollonius there is a passage in the third book of the Argonautica (ll. ) which is of a The Argonautika, the only surviving epic of the Hellenistic era, is a retelling of the tale of Jason and the Golden Fleece, probably the oldest extant Greek myth. Peter Green's lively, readable verse translation captures the swift narrative movement of Apollonios's epic :// “The Argonautica” is the best known work by the 3rd Century BCE Hellenistic poet and scholar, Apollonius of is an epic poem in the style of Homer, and tells the story of Jason and the Argonauts and their quest for the Golden Fleece.

But it is Greek epic poetry updated for the tastes of a more discerning and rational Hellenistic audience. Little regarded in ancient times, it has The Argonautika should be as widely read as the Iliad and the Odyssey (or for that matter the Aeneid).

Before reading this particular version one should first study the structure of the work, completly discarding Green's Introduction to it, unless, of course, you happen to be a working classical scholar.

› Kindle Store › Kindle eBooks › Literature & Fiction. 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 Thrace and son of :// Book Condition: This book has clean crisp pages with tight binding.

No fading discoloration or watermarks. The book shows slight to no signs of handling or wears overall solid clean copy book. Back spine is tightly intact with pages and text clean.

Books ships directly from Amazon with Prime 2-day Shipping. Fast, Readable & Hassle-Free  › Books › New, Used & Rental Textbooks › Humanities. This book will be the standard English-language translation of Apollonius' Argonautica for many years to come.' R.J.

Clare, University of Leeds, Journal of Hellenic Studies, Vol. About the Author. Apollonius was among the foremost Homeric scholars in the Alexandrian period. He wrote the period's first scholarly monograph on Homer  › Books › Literature & Fiction › Poetry.

The Argonautica is also blessedly short; it's about a third of the size of The Iliad. But the thing that really sets The Argonautica apart from its predecessors is that The Argonautica is a love The story of how Jason and a group of famous heroes of Greece took to sea in the Argos has been told many times, before and after Apollonius of Rhodes, wrote his Argonautica, in the 3rd century b.C.

It is not only the oldest full version of the tale to arrive to our   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 :// The Argonautika should be as widely read as the Iliad and the Odyssey (or for that matter the Aeneid).

Before reading this particular version one should first study the structure of the work, completly discarding Green's Introduction to it, unless, of course, you happen to be a working classical scholar!

› Books › Literature & Fiction › Poetry. The Argonautica, also known as Jason and the Golden Fleece or Jason and the Argonauts, is the only surviving epic poem from Hellenistic Greece. It is a masterpiece whose story was well known to the audiences of the time. Virgil and other later poets were greatly influenced by ://   The Argonautica has been divided into the following sections.

Book I [k] Book II [97k]: Book III [k] Book IV [k]: Download: A k text-only version is available for Apollonius's Argonautica is one of the better minor epics, remarkable for originality, powers of observation, sincere feeling, and depiction of romantic love. His Jason and Medea are natural and interesting, and did much to inspire Virgil (in a very different setting) in the fourth book of the ://.

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While Apollonios's long verse romance was originally scorned, it has grown in stature and remains the fullest account of the story of Jason, Medea, and the quest for the golden fleece and the only ?id=8f1fAAAAMAAJ.Jason Colavito's nonfiction book, Jason and the Argonauts through the Ages explores one of humanity’s earliest epics in its archaeological, cultural, artistic, historic, and literary context to present for the first time in one place startling new scholarly research conducted over the past ten years across many disciplines, shedding light on