Apollonius of Rhodes

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The epic poem ‘Argonautica’ by Apollonius of Rhodes is the only epic poem to survive from the Hellenistic period, telling of the fabled adventures of Jason and the Argonauts in their quest for the Golden Fleece. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete epic poem of Apollonius, with a special dual English and Greek section, beautiful illustrations, an informative introduction and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Apollonius’ life and works
* Features the complete extant epic of Apollonius, in both English translation and the original Greek
* Concise introduction to the epic poem
* Includes Seaton’s highly regarded translation from the Loeb Classical Library edition of Apollonius
* Images of contemporary artworks inspired by Apollonius’ works and the Jason myth cycle
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the books you want to read with individual contents tables
* Provides a special dual English and Greek text, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students
* Features a bonus biography – discover Apollonius’ ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

Please note: some Kindle software programs cannot display Greek characters correctly; however the characters do display correctly on Kindle devices.

CONTENTS:

The Translation
ARGONAUTICA

The Greek Text
CONTENTS OF THE GREEK TEXT

The Dual Text
DUAL GREEK AND ENGLISH TEXT

The Biography
INTRODUCTION TO THE ARGONAUTICA AND APOLLONIUS RHODIUS by R. C. Seaton

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