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Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius, book III

Apollonius Rhodius

Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius, book III

by Apollonius Rhodius

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. (xlvi)-xlviii.

StatementEd. with introduction and commentary by Marshall M. Gillies.
ContributionsGillies, Marshall M.
The Physical Object
Paginationxlviii, 160 p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19420827M

About this Item: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. The Argonautica of Apollonius of Rhodes, composed in the third century BC and the only extant Greek epic between Homer and the later Roman empire, tells of Jason's successful expedition with the Argonauts to recover the Golden Fleece from Colchis on the Black Sea. 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 : $

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. 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

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 .   CUP () p/b pp £ (ISBN ) It is more than pleasant to welcome this detailed commentary by a distinguished scholar on Argonautica IV, which follows on from H.’s earlier commentary on Book III (), itself a book which any user of this later volume should ideally have to hand, since references to it are inevitably frequent. H.’s Introduction is relatively .


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Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius, book III by Apollonius Rhodius Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 of Apollonius of Rhodes, composed in the third century BC and the only extant Greek epic between Homer and the later Roman empire, tells of Jason's successful expedition with the Argonauts to recover the Golden Fleece from Colchis on the Black Sea.

Book III relates the story of Jason and Medea, a young Colchian princess who falls in love with Jason and helps him by magic to. The Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius: Book Iii Paperback – Octo by Marshall M. Gillies (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback $Cited by: 4. 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]. Apollonius' epic, the Argonautica, is not just a masterpiece of Hellenistic poetry drawing on the entire tradition of previous Greek literature, but was enormously influential on Latin epic, especially Virgil's Aeneid.

Book IV tells the story of the Argonauts' return to Greece with the Golden Fleece, their nightmarish trips through the uncharted rivers of central Europe and the desert wastes. 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.

“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 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.

The Argonautica By Apollonius Translated by R. Seaton. 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 a popular book by Apollonius Rhodius.

Read The Argonautica, free online version of the book by Apollonius Rhodius, on Apollonius Rhodius's The Argonautica consists of 4 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of The Argonautica which you want to read from the table of contents to get started.

Apollonius of Rhodes Argonautica Book IV Author: Apollonius of Rhodes Publish On: The Argonautica is the only surviving epic between Homer and Virgil; Book IV is. 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. Apollonius of Rhodes: Argonautica Book III.

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Create # Argonautica (Apollonius Rhodius)\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. The Medea of Apollonius is the direct precursor of the Dido of Virgil, and it is the pathos and passion of the fourth book of the “Aeneid” that keep alive many a passage of Apollonius.

ENDNOTES: (1) “Or of Naucratis”, according to Aelian and Athenaeus. (2) Anth. Pal. (3) iii. Get this from a library. The Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius, book III. [Apollonius, Rhodius.; Marshall M Gillies]. 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.

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:   The Argonautica - Ebook written by Apollonius Rhodius. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Argonautica. By: 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.

Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Apollonius of Rhodes: Argonautica Book III (Cambridg () by Apollonius Of Rhodes. Apollonius of Rhodes (Ancient Greek: Ἀπολλώνιος Ῥόδιος Apollṓnios Rhódios; Latin: Apollonius Rhodius; fl.

first half of 3rd century BCE), is best known as the author of the Argonautica, an epic poem about Jason and the Argonauts and their quest for the Golden Fleece/5(1).APOLLONIUS RHODIUS THE ARGONAUTICA With An English Translation By R.C.

SEATON, M.A. Formerly Fellow Of Jesus College, Cambridge CONTENTS INTRODUCTION BIBLIOGRAPHY BOOK I BOOK II BOOK III BOOK IV STEMMA MEDEAE INDEX INTRODUCTION.Originally written in Ancient Greek sometime in the 3rd Century B.C.

by the Alexandrian poet Apollonius Rhodius ("Apollonius the Rhodian"). Translation by R.C. Seaton, The text of this edition is based on that published as "Apollonius Rhodius: Argonautica", edited and translated by R.C.

Seaton (Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA, ).