Apollonius of Rhodes,Richard Hunter's Apollonius of Rhodes: Argonautica Book IV: 4 (Cambridge PDF

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By Apollonius of Rhodes,Richard Hunter

ISBN-10: 1107063515

ISBN-13: 9781107063518

ISBN-10: 1107636752

ISBN-13: 9781107636750

Apollonius' epic, the Argonautica, isn't just a masterpiece of Hellenistic poetry drawing at the complete culture of prior Greek literature, yet was once drastically influential on Latin epic, particularly Virgil's Aeneid. e-book IV tells the tale of the Argonauts' go back to Greece with the Golden Fleece, their nightmarish journeys during the uncharted rivers of important Europe and the desolate tract wastes of North Africa, the poor killing of Medea's brother, and the ache of the younger lady which foreshadows her bloody destiny. this can be the 1st sleek remark in English. difficulties of syntax and language are totally defined, and there's a subtle dialogue of the poem as literature. it is going to be important for complex undergraduates and graduate scholars learning Greek poetry, in addition to of curiosity to scholars.

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