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Representing the Argonautica

8 volumes

The Argonautica is a myth of travel, love, seamonsters and ships, told for many centuries and by many authors in the ancient Greek and Roman Mediterranean. Among the authors who told versions of the story are Apollonius of Rhodes, who wrote for the Ptolemaic Greeks who ruled Egypt some 2300 years ago; Valerius Flaccus, who dedicated his version to the Roman emperor Vespasian in the 1st century AD: and the Orphic Argonautica, written in the 5th or 6th century AD, an account informed by magic and mystery.

The Representing the Argonautica collection gathers different Argonauticas into one digital space, including different editions of each of these authors and modern scholarly commentaries on the ancient texts. An English language version of the Orphic Argonautica can be found online at this link.

Apollōniou tou Rodiou Argonautika, meta tōn palaiōn te, kai pany ōphelimōn scholiōn. Apollonii Rhod…

  • Author: Apollonius Rhodius
  • Published: 1546
  • Publisher: ex officina: Petri Brubachij
  • Added: March 4, 2021, 9:04 a.m.

Argonautica. Recognovit brevique adnotatione critica instruxit R.C. Seaton

  • Author: Apollonius Rhodius; Seaton, R. C. (Robert Cooper), 1853-1915
  • Published: 1900
  • Publisher: Oxonii: E typographeo Clarendoniano
  • Added: March 8, 2021, 11:44 a.m.

Della spedizione degli argonauti in Colco, libri quattro. In cui varj punti si dilucidano intorno a…

  • Author: Carli, Gian Rinaldo, conte, 1720-1795; Recurti, Giambattista
  • Published: 1745
  • Publisher: In Venezia: Appresso Giambattista Recurti
  • Added: March 3, 2021, 10:44 a.m.

Orpheos Apanta. Orphei Argonautica hymni, libellus de lapidibus et fragmenta cum notis H. Stephani …

  • Author: Orpheus
  • Published: 1764
  • Publisher: sumtibus: Caspari Fritsch
  • Added: March 3, 2021, 11:12 a.m.

The Argonautica

  • Author: Apollonius Rhodius; Seaton, R. C. (Robert Cooper), 1853-1915
  • Published: 1912 (reprinted 1919)
  • Publisher: London: Heinemann; New York: G.P. Putnam
  • Added: March 10, 2021, 3:06 p.m.

The Argonautica, Book 1

  • Author: Valerius Flaccus, Gaius, 1st cent; Blomfield, Henry George
  • Published: 1916
  • Publisher: Oxford: Blackwell
  • Added: March 8, 2021, 4:51 p.m.

The Argonautica; edited with introd. and commentary by George W. Mooney

  • Author: Apollonius Rhodius; Mooney, George W
  • Published: 1912
  • Publisher: London: Longmans, Green
  • Added: March 4, 2021, 4:03 p.m.

Ye gods and little fishes; a travesty on the Argonautic expedition in quest of the golden fleece

  • Author: Apollonius Rhodius; Henshall, James A. (James Alexander), 1836-1925
  • Published: 1900
  • Publisher: Cincinnati: The Robert Clarke company
  • Added: March 10, 2021, 4:13 p.m.