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The Argonautika

Author: Apollonius, Rhodius.; Peter Green; Juliet Stevenson
Publisher: St Paul, MN : HighBridge Classics, ℗1996.
Series: HighBridge Classics
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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The story of Jason and the Argonauts. This epic tale of gods and goddesses, mythical beasts, thrilling adventures, and narrow escapes found its most complete and compelling account in a version written in the third century B.C. by the Greek scholar and grammarian Apollonius Rhodius. This new translation from the Greek by Peter Green captures the timeless magic and quiet humor of the ancient legend, revealing Jason  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Medea, consort of Aegeus King of Athens (Mythological character); Medea, consort of Aegeus King of Athens (Mythological character)
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Apollonius, Rhodius.; Peter Green; Juliet Stevenson
ISBN: 1565111362 9781565111363
OCLC Number: 34995131
Notes: Abridged.
Performer(s): Read by Juliet Stevenson.
Description: 4 audiocassettes (approximately 330 min.) : analog, stereo, Dolby processed + 1 glossary (30 pages ; 18 cm).
Series Title: HighBridge Classics
Other Titles: Argonautika.
Story of Jason and the Argonauts
Responsibility: by Apollonios Rhodius ; [translated by Peter Green].

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The story of Jason and the Argonauts. This epic tale of gods and goddesses, mythical beasts, thrilling adventures, and narrow escapes found its most complete and compelling account in a version written in the third century B.C. by the Greek scholar and grammarian Apollonius Rhodius. This new translation from the Greek by Peter Green captures the timeless magic and quiet humor of the ancient legend, revealing Jason as an all-too-human Everyman with one real talent: making women fall in love with him.

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