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THE ARGONAUTICA
by
Apollonius Rhodius
(fl. 3rd Century B.C.)

Online Medieval and Classical Library Release #27b

Originally written in Ancient Greek sometime in the 3rd Century B.C. by the Alexandrian poet Apollonius Rhodius ("Apollonius the Rhodian"). Translation by R.C. Seaton, 1912.

The text of this edition is based on that published as "Apollonius Rhodius: Argonautica", edited and translated by R.C. Seaton (Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA, 1912). This edition is in the PUBLIC DOMAIN in the United States.

This electronic edition was edited, proofed, and prepared by Douglas B. Killings (DeTroyes@EnterAct.COM), January 1997.

[ Preparer's Note ]

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PREPARER'S NOTE:

Words in CAPITALS are Greek words transliterated into modern characters.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:

ORIGINAL TEXT --
Seaton, R.C. (Ed. & Trans.): "Apollonius Rhodius: Argonautica" (Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA, 1912). Original Greek text with side-by-side English translation.
OTHER TRANSLATIONS --
Rieu, E.V. (Trans.): "Apollonius of Rhodes: The Voyage of the Argo" (Penguin Classics, London, 1959, 1971).
RECOMMENDED READING --
Euripides: "Medea", "Hecabe", "Electra", and "Heracles", translated by Philip Vellacott (Penguin Classics, London, 1963). Contains four plays by Euripides, two of which concern characters from "The Argonautica".