Apollonius Rhodius


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Apollonius Rhodius

(ăp'əlō`nēəs rō`dēəs), fl. 3d cent. B.C., epic poet of Alexandria and Rhodes. He became librarian at Alexandria. His extant work, the Argonautica, is a Homeric imitation in four books on the story of the Argonaut heroes.
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Stoicism and the character of Jason in the Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius.
The work is mentioned by a scholium explaining Apollonius Rhodius 4.
Campbell, Echoes and Imitations of Early Epic in Apollonius Rhodius (Leiden, 1981), pp.
Ancient accounts differ as to where the Amazons lived; Herodotus places them in Scythia, north of the Black Sea; Apollonius Rhodius ' Argonautica has them inhabiting a portion of the south shore.
A Companion to Apollonius Rhodius, Leiden-Boston-Koln, Brill, 2001, pp.
Beginning from Apollo; studies in Apollonius Rhodius and the Argonautic tradition.
Albis, Poet and Audience in the Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius (Boulder, 1996), pp.
that the myth received formal expanded treatment by Apollonius Rhodius, who revived the epic genre.
GILLIES, The Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius book III, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1928, p.
Vergil's Aeneid and the Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius.
Ellis from Calcutta in December 1835 he wrote: ~during the last thirteen months then, I have read Aeschylus twice, Sophocles twice, Euripides once, Pindar twice, Callimachus, Apollonius Rhodius, Quintus Calaber, Theocritus twice, Herodotus, Thucydides, almost all Xenophon's works, almost all Plato, Aristotle's Politics, a good deal of his Organon, besides dipping elsewhere, the whole of Plutarch's Lives, about half of Lucian, two or three books of Athenaeus, Plautus twice, Terence twice, Lucretius twice, Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius, Lucan, Statius, Silius Italicus, Livy, Velleius Paterculus, Sallust, Caesar, and lastly Cicero.
The underlying assumption here is that Valerius's poem manifests a fundamentally dual literary genealogy, insofar as it is indebted simultaneously to the epics of both Apollonius Rhodius and Vergil.