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The Argonautika [electronic resource] / Apollonios Rhodius ; [translation by Peter Green].

Apollonius, Rhodius. (Author). Green, Peter, 1924- (Added Author). Stevenson, Juliet. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).


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Digital content provided by hoopla.
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Read by Juliet Stevenson.
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Jason, a young prince, is sent on a perilous expedition but comes through various ordeals with the aid of the king's daughter, Medeia, winning the golden fleece and carrying off Medeia herself. He is a very modern figure, not at all Achillean: almost an anti-hero. Along the way, the story incorporates vivid accounts of early exploration and colonizing ventures. Peter Green's lively, readable verse translation captures the swift narrative movement of Apollonios's epic Greek.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Argonauts (Greek mythology) > Poetry.
Jason (Greek mythology) > Poetry.
Genre: Epic poetry.

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