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By Apollonius of Rhodes,Richard Hunter

Apollonius' epic, the Argonautica, is not only a masterpiece of Hellenistic poetry drawing at the whole culture of prior Greek literature, yet used to be vastly influential on Latin epic, particularly Virgil's Aeneid. ebook IV tells the tale of the Argonauts' go back to Greece with the Golden Fleece, their nightmarish journeys in the course of the uncharted rivers of vital Europe and the desolate tract wastes of North Africa, the poor killing of Medea's brother, and the pain of the younger woman which foreshadows her bloody destiny. this is often the 1st sleek remark in English. difficulties of syntax and language are totally defined, and there's a refined dialogue of the poem as literature. it will likely be priceless for complex undergraduates and graduate scholars learning Greek poetry, in addition to of curiosity to scholars.

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