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

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 was once drastically influential on Latin epic, specially Virgil's Aeneid. ebook IV tells the tale of the Argonauts' go back to Greece with the Golden Fleece, their nightmarish journeys throughout the uncharted rivers of imperative Europe and the wasteland wastes of North Africa, the poor killing of Medea's brother, and the suffering of the younger lady which foreshadows her bloody destiny. this can be the 1st glossy observation in English. difficulties of syntax and language are absolutely defined, and there's a refined dialogue of the poem as literature. will probably be worthy for complicated undergraduates and graduate scholars learning Greek poetry, in addition to of curiosity to scholars.

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