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Jason and the Golden Fleece: The Argonautica

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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. Appollonius explores many of the fundamental aspects of life in a highly original way: love, deceit, heroism, human ignorance of the divine, and the limits of science, and offers a gripping and sometimes disturbing tale in the process. This major new prose translation combines readability with accuracy and an attention to detail that will appeal to general readers and classicists alike.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199538720
Author:
Apollonius Of Rhodes
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Translator:
Hunter, Richard
Author:
Apollonius
Author:
Apollonius of Rhodes
Author:
Hunter, Richard
Author:
null, Richard
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Mythology
Subject:
Argonauts (greek mythology)
Subject:
Jason (Greek mythology)
Subject:
Classical Studies | Classical Literature in Translation
Subject:
Classics-Medieval and Renaissance General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 linecut, 3 maps
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
5 x 7.6 x 0.4 in 0.35 lb

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