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Apollonius' epic, the Argonautica, is not only a masterpiece of Hellenistic poetry drawing at the complete culture of prior Greek literature, yet used to be drastically influential on Latin epic, specifically 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 important Europe and the barren region wastes of North Africa, the poor killing of Medea's brother, and the suffering of the younger woman which foreshadows her bloody destiny. this can be the 1st sleek observation in English. difficulties of syntax and language are totally defined, and there's a refined dialogue of the poem as literature. it is going to be priceless for complex undergraduates and graduate scholars learning Greek poetry, in addition to of curiosity to scholars.

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Apollonius' epic, the Argonautica, isn't just a masterpiece of Hellenistic poetry drawing at the complete culture of past Greek literature, yet was once tremendously influential on Latin epic, in particular Virgil's Aeneid. ebook IV tells the tale of the Argonauts' go back to Greece with the Golden Fleece, their nightmarish journeys during the uncharted rivers of critical Europe and the wasteland wastes of North Africa, the negative killing of Medea's brother, and the ache of the younger woman which foreshadows her bloody destiny.

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