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Jason and the Golden Fleece (The Argonautica)

Apollonius of Rhodes
Translated with an introduction and notes by Richard Hunter

February 2009

ISBN: 9780199538720

224 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

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Oxford World's Classics

Price: £7.99

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This is a major new translation of a classic work of Greek literature - Apollonius of Rhodes' epic poem on the story of Jason and the Golden Fleece. The translation is both reliable and accurate, as well as gripping to read, and is designed to bring out the best of Apollonius' brilliant, highly original, and sometimes disturbing poem. With a full glossary, notes, and introduction, this edition has all the elements to satisfy classicists and general readers alike.

About the Author(s)

Apollonius of Rhodes

Translated with an introduction and notes by Richard Hunter, Fellow of Pembroke College, and University Lecturer in Classics, University of Cambridge

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