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

Apollonius' epic, the Argonautica, isn't just a masterpiece of Hellenistic poetry drawing at the whole culture of prior Greek literature, yet used to be significantly influential on Latin epic, particularly Virgil's Aeneid. booklet IV tells the tale of the Argonauts' go back to Greece with the Golden Fleece, their nightmarish journeys throughout the uncharted rivers of crucial Europe and the wilderness wastes of North Africa, the bad killing of Medea's brother, and the ache of the younger woman which foreshadows her bloody destiny. this is often the 1st smooth remark in English. difficulties of syntax and language are totally defined, and there's a subtle dialogue of the poem as literature. will probably be precious for complex undergraduates and graduate scholars learning Greek poetry, in addition to of curiosity to scholars.

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