Author - Apollonius Rhodius

Apollonius Rhodius (c. 295–c. 215 BCE) was an ancient Greek poet and scholar known for his major work, "The Argonautica."He is noted for his polished and refined style of writing, which differed from the more grandiose styles of earlier epic poets like Homer. His work is considered an important example of Hellenistic literature.

While Apollonius Rhodius is not as widely known as some other ancient Greek poets, his work "The Argonautica" has retained significance for its contribution to the literary tradition.

Through his pivotal role as the chief librarian at the Library of Alexandria, Apollonius Rhodius further solidified his standing in the intellectual and literary history of ancient Greece. His legacy endures, marked by both his distinctive contribution to poetry and his influential position in the renowned library.

“The Argonautica,” also known as “Jason and the Argonauts,” is a Greek epic poem written by Apollonius Rhodius.  It is divided into four books and comprises around 5,000 lines of hexameter verse.
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