Jason and the Argonauts download free [PDF and Ebook] by Apollonius Of Rhodes

Jason and the Argonauts download free [PDF and Ebook] by Apollonius Of Rhodes year 2014
  • Book name: Jason and the Argonauts
  • Author: Apollonius Of Rhodes
  • Release date: 2014/3/10
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
  • ISBN: 9780143106869
  • Rating: 7.74 of 10
  • Votes: 271
  • Review by: Clay Buckingham
  • Review rating: 7.68 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/11
  • Total pages: 384
  • Includes a PDF summary of 45 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Now in a riveting new verse translation Jason and the Argonauts (also known as the Argonautica), is the only surviving full account of Jason's voyage on the Argo in quest of the Golden Fleece aided by the sorceress princess Medea. Written in third century B.C., this epic story of one of the most beloved heroes of Greek mythology, with its combination of the fantastical and the real, its engagement with traditions of science, astronomy and medicine, winged heroes, and a magical vessel that speaks, is truly without exact parallel in classical or contemporary Greek literature and is now available in an accessible and engaging translation.Apollonius of Rhodes published his first version of the Argonautica sometime in the middle of the third century B.C. At the end of his life he was director of the famous Library of Alexandria, which was the principal storehouse of all literature and learning at the time.Aaron Poochigian, born in 1973, is a poet and an associated lecturer in Classics at The Ohio State University and has translated the Penguin Classics edition of Stung with Love: Poems and Fragments by Sappho, as well as works by Aeschylus and Aratus. He lives in New York City.Benjamin Acosta-Hughes is Professor of Greek and Latin at The Ohio State University. He is the author of several works of nonfiction, including Arion's Lyre: Archaic Lyric into Hellenistic Poetry.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 19H24M48S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Folklore, Myths & Legends, Fantasy Books, Poetry By Individual Poets, Classic Books & Novels, Fantasy
  • Available formats: PPT, TXT, DOC, MOBI, TCR, EPUB, WORD, PDF. Compressed in AZW4, LZO, RAR, JAR, RZ, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.05 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x200x20mm
  • Weight: 218g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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