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2 edition of Apollonius" Argonautica. found in the catalog.

Apollonius" Argonautica.

Donald Norman Levin

Apollonius" Argonautica.

Re-examined.

by Donald Norman Levin

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Published by Brill in Leiden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Apollonius, Rhodius.,
  • Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.,
  • Argonauts (Greek mythology) in literature.,
  • Jason (Greek mythology) in literature.,
  • Medea (Greek mythology) in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [228]-236.

    SeriesMnemosyne. Bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum, 13, Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., 13.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3872.Z4 L4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5343206M
    LC Control Number72197328

    The book is highly successful in demonstrating the importance of the Argonautica for the Aeneid as a whole: the author illustrates meticulously and convincingly that Apollonius’ import is paramount for individual scenes, large narrative structures, and the major interpretative problems of Vergil’s epic. The book will also serve as an Author: Vassiliki Panoussi. 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.

    On the part of Apollonius there is a passage in the third book of the "Argonautica" ( ) which is of a polemical nature and stands out from the context, and the well-known savage epigram upon Callimachus. (2) Various combinations have been attempted by scholars, notably by Couat, in his "Poesie. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Apollonius Rhodius (Apollonius, Rhodius) A Wikipedia article about this author is available.. Apollonius, Rhodius: Argonautica, trans. by R. C. Seaton HTML at ; HTML with commentary at

    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 /5(31). Apollonius Rhodius' Argonautica, composed in the third century BCE, is an epic retelling of Jason's quest for the golden fleece. It greatly influenced Roman authors such as Catullus, Virgil, and Ovid, and was imitated by Valerius Flaccus.


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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 footnotes.

56 rows  The Argonautica (Greek: Ἀργοναυτικά, romanized: Argonautika) is a Greek epic poem. 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. “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: 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 Author: Apollonius Rhodius. On the part of Apollonius there is a passage in the third book of the Argonautica (ll.

) which is of a polemical nature and Apollonius Argonautica. book out from the context, and the well-known savage epigram upon Callimachus. [2]. The Argonautica (also Argonautika) is a Greek epic poem written by Apollonius Rhodius in the 3rd century BCE. The only surviving Hellenistic epic, the Argonautica tells the myth of the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts to retrieve the Golden Fleece from the mythical land of Colchis/5(35).

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.

Apollonius Rhodius’s Argonautica, composed in the 3rd century BCE, is the epic retelling of Jason’s quest for the golden 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.

Apollonius of Rhodes: Argonautica Book IV. Free access to HTML textbooks is now available again and is being offered direct to Higher Education institutions. Access will be automatic if your institution has been given access. If you don't have access, details for librarians to action are available on this page.

Apollonius was "Royal Librarian under Ptolemy II Philadelphus during the central years of his reign (perhaps c. BC) and was perhaps also tutor to the future Ptolemy III Euergetes. He was thus at the very centre of the Ptolemaic institutionalization of culture and leaning to which we owe so much of what we still possess of Greek literature.".

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.

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 Argonautica Apollonius Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook Pages (PDF): Publication Date: This translation by R.C.

Seaton, Download Links (below donate buttons):Author: Apollonius. 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.

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 /5(5).

The present book seeks to offer some of that analysis and to place the Argonautica within its social and intellectual context. A In recent years the subtlety and complexity of Apollonius' Argonautica have been better appreciated, but in Dr Hunter's view the purposes and aesthetic of the epic are still not readily understood and much basic /5(4).

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 retrieve the Golden Fleece from remote Colchis.

Their heroic adventures and Jason's /5(5). Argonautica: Or, the Quest of Jason for the Golden Fleece, the Epic Poem First Set Down in the Ancient Greek Tongue By Apollonius of Rhodes in the Third Century B.C.

by Apollonius of Rhodes; translation into English by Edward P. Coleridge; preface by Moses Hadas; illustrations by A. Tassos and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Apollonius Rhodius ' Argonautica, composed in the third century BCE, is an epic retelling of Jason's quest for the golden fleece.

It greatly influenced Roman authors such as Catullus, Virgil, and Ovid, and was imitated by Valerius Flaccus. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.Apollonius RHODIUS (3rd Cent. - 3rd Cent. 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.Apollonius at the end of Argonautica Book 2; though one might construct that in Aeneas' favour, it seems to me that the poet's point is rather that victory thus (i.e.

dubiously) gained is a qualified suc-cess, since in Apollonius the means will becomes Jason's end.