Jason and the Golden Fleece (The Argonautica) by Apollonius of RhodesJason and the Golden Fleece (The Argonautica) by Apollonius of Rhodes

Jason and the Golden Fleece (The Argonautica)

EditorApollonius of RhodesTranslated byRichard Hunter

Paperback | March 26, 2009

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$11.80 online 
$13.95 list price save 15%
Earn 59 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

The Argonautica is the dramatic story of Jason's quest for the Golden Fleece and his relations with the dangerous Colchian princess, Medea. The only extant Greek epic poem to bridge the gap between Homer and late antiquity, it is a major product of the brilliant world of the Ptolemaic courtat Alexandria, written by Apollonius of Rhodes in the 3rd century BC. Apollonius explores many of the fundamental aspects of life in a highly original way: love, deceit, heroism, human ignorance of the diven, the limits of science. This volume offers the first scholarly translation into English prose for many years, combining readability with accuracy and anattention to detail that will appeal to readers both with and without Greek.

About The Author

Richard Hunter is a Fellow of Pembroke College, and University Lecturer in Classics at the University of Cambridge.
Jason And The Argonauts
Jason And The Argonauts

by Benjamin Apollonius Of Rhodes

$17.00

In stock online

Available in stores

Jason and the Golden Fleece
Jason and the Golden Fleece

by Apollonius of Rhodes

$8.19$9.38

Available for download

Not available in stores

The Argonautica (Verse)
The Argonautica (Verse)

by Apollonius of Rhodes

$1.49

Available for download

Not available in stores

Shop this author

Details & Specs

Title:Jason and the Golden Fleece (The Argonautica)Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.47 inPublished:March 26, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199538727

ISBN - 13:9780199538720

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Jason and the Golden Fleece (The Argonautica)

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

"Based on a deep understanding of the text, this translation, with informative notes and an excellent introduction, will bring Apollonius to the audience he deserves...." --(TLS)