Apollonius of Rhodes: Argonautica Book IV: 4 (Cambridge - download pdf or read online

By Apollonius of Rhodes,Richard Hunter

ISBN-10: 1107063515

ISBN-13: 9781107063518

ISBN-10: 1107636752

ISBN-13: 9781107636750

Apollonius' epic, the Argonautica, is not only a masterpiece of Hellenistic poetry drawing at the complete culture of earlier Greek literature, yet was once drastically influential on Latin epic, specially 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 primary Europe and the wilderness wastes of North Africa, the poor killing of Medea's brother, and the discomfort of the younger lady 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 refined dialogue of the poem as literature. it will likely be helpful for complex undergraduates and graduate scholars learning Greek poetry, in addition to of curiosity to scholars.

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