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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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Participant or Performer Note: Read by Juliet Stevenson.
Summary, etc.: 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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Subject: Argonauts (Greek mythology) Poetry
Jason (Greek mythology) Poetry
Genre: Epic poetry.
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