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Argonautica - Apollonius Rhodius, and Race, William H. (Edited and translated by)
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Apollonius Rhodius's "Argonautica", composed in the 3rd century BCE, is the epic retelling of Jason's quest for the golden fleece. Along with his contemporaries Callimachus and Theocritus, Apollonius refashioned Greek poetry to meet the interests and aesthetics of a Hellenistic audience, especially that of Alexandria in the Ptolemaic period following Alexander's death. In this carefully crafted work of 5,835 hexameter verses in four books, the author draws on the preceding literary traditions of epic (Homer), lyric (Pindar) ...

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Argonautica 2009, Loeb Classical Library, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674996304

Hardcover

Argonautica 1986, Clarendon Press

ISBN-13: 9780198145592

Hardcover