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The Argonautica.

by Apollonius Rhodius

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Published by G. Bell in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated into English prose from the text of R. Merkel by Edward P. Coleridge
SeriesBohn"s classical library
ContributionsColeridge, Edward P. (Edward Philip), b. 1863
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 209 p. ;
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24155497M
OCLC/WorldCa42986927

Jason And The Argonauts or The Argonautica (Greek: Argonautika) 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 retrieve the Golden Fleece from remote Colchis. GAIVS VALERIVS FLACCVS (died c. 90 A.D.) ARGONAVTICA. Liber Primus: Liber Secundus: Liber Tertius: Liber Quartus: Liber Quintus: Liber Sextus.

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 download. 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 courtat Alexandria, written by Apollonius of Rhodes in the 3rd century nius explores many of the.

Gaius Valerius Flaccus flourished c. BCE and composed an incomplete epic Argonautica in eight books, on the quest for the Golden Fleece. Valerius effectively rehandles the story already told by Apollonius Rhodius, recalls Virgilian language and thought, displays learning, and alludes to contemporary Rome. 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 it.


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56 rows  The Argonautica (Greek: Ἀργοναυτικά, romanized: Argonautika) 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 retrieve the Golden Fleece from remote heroic adventures and Jason's relationship with the dangerous Colchian princess.

“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 Ratings: 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 love. ARGONAUTICA BOOK 1, TRANSLATED BY R.

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 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 folk.

The first new Penguin Classics translation of the Argonautica since the s Now in a riveting new verse translation, Jason and the Argonauts (also known as the Argonautica) is the only surviving full account of Jason’s voyage on the Argo in quest of the Golden Fleece aided by the sorceress princess n in the third century B.C., this epic story of one of the most beloved heroes /5(15).

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.

Revised Orphic Argonautica after the Analysis of Judith Bacon () Route of the Argonauts in the Orphic Argonautica as interpreted by Judith Bacon in Bacon believed the Orphic poem's return route (orange) was likely based on an older traditional route (purple), and. 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. 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.

The Argonautica is the dramatic story of Jason's quest for the Golden Fleece and his relations with the dangerous princess Medea. The only surviving Greek epic to bridge the gap between Homer and late antiquity, this epic poem is the crowning literary achievement of the Ptolemaic court at Alexandria, written by Appolonius of Rhodes in the third century BC/5.

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.

ARGONAUTICA BOOK 4 [] () Now at the hour when men have cast sleep from their eyes~huntsmen, who, trusting to their bounds, never slumber away the end of night, but avoid the light of dawn lest, smiting with its white beams, it efface the track and scent of the quarry -- then did Aeson's son and the maiden step forth from the ship.

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 Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Classical literature Subject: Argonauts (Greek mythology) Subject: Jason (Greek mythology) Subject: Medea, consort of Aegeus, King of Athens (Mythological character) Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date: Feb 1, 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 s: Hamilton’s account of the Golden Fleece comes from Apollonius of Rhodes, a Greek poet from about b.c.

Athamas, a king, gets tired of his first wife, Nephele, and marries a second, Ino. Ino wants Nephele’s son, Phrixus, out of the way so her own son can inherit the throne.

Hermes sends a flying golden ram to rescue Phrixus and his sister. Argonautica. Apollonius Rhodius. George W. Mooney. London. Longmans, Green. Tufts University provided support for entering this text. This text was converted to electronic form by professional data entry and has been proofread to a medium level of accuracy.

The Orphic Argonautica was once believed to be among the oldest Greek poems (see here), but today it is known that the poem is the work of a late Antique author working in the fourth century CE or later and writing in a form of Greek that consciously imitated (often wrongly) the diction and vocabulary of poem of 1, hexameter verses takes the form of a first-person account of the.

The Argonautica; Jason and the Golden Fleece; Jason and the Argonauts; apparently the book with a million names, by Apollonius of Rhodes (can we also acknowledge that he wasn’t even from Rhodes).

So, because who cares about chronology lets jump many years into the future for my next ‘Books that made me’ instalment: from secondary school the early years to university the early years.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 summary and study guide are also available on the mobile version of the website.

So get hooked on and start relishing The Argonautica overview and detailed summary. This book contains words. With an average reading speed of words per minute, you will finish reading this book in .