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A heroic tale of love, anguish and the Golden Fleece from the ancient Greek epic Argonautica.

'The Argonauts were terrified at the sight. But Jason planting his feet apart stood to receive them, as a reef in the sea confronts the tossing billows in a gale.'
The tragic, epic love affair that allowed Jason to get the Golden Fleece.

Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

Apollonius of Rhodes (3rd century BCE). Apollonius of Rhodes's The Voyage of Argo is also available in Penguin Classics.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780141397948

    February 25, 2015

    Penguin Classics

    64 pages

    RRP $2.99

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  • Jason And Medea
    Apollonius Of Rhodes

    EBook

    9780141397955

    February 26, 2015

    Penguin eBooks

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