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by Debra Hershkowitz

Category: History and Criticism
Subcategory: Fiction
Author: Debra Hershkowitz
ISBN: 0198150989
ISBN13: 978-0198150985
Language: English
Publisher: Clarendon Press; 1 edition (February 18, 1999)
Pages: 320
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Gaius Valerius Flaccus (/ˈflækəs/; died c. AD 90) was a 1st century Roman poet who flourished during the "Silver Age" under the Flavian dynasty, and wrote a Latin Argonautica that owes a great deal to Apollonius of Rhodes' more famous epic.

Gaius Valerius Flaccus (/ˈflækəs/; died c. The only widely accepted mention of Gaius Valerius Flaccus by his contemporaries is by Quintilian (1.

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Home Browse Books Book details, Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica: Abbreviated. Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica: Abbreviated Voyages in Silver Latin Epic. By Debra Hershkowitz. Valerius Flaccus' unfinished and unjustly neglected epic, recounting the Argonauts' quest for the Golden Fleece and the early stages of the love affair of Jason and Medea, has been relegated to the outer fringes of classical scholarship for many years. This book seeks to redress the balance. The author aims to provide readers who have not yet encountered Valerius Flaccus' work with a general introduction to this multi-faceted epic poem.

Valerius Flaccus' "Argonautica": Abbreviated Voyages in Silver Latin Epic by Debra Hershkowitz. Article in Classical world 94(1):91 · January 2000 with 9 Reads. How we measure 'reads'.

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Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica : Abbreviated Voyages in Silver Latin Epic. Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica narrates the mythological quest for the Golden Fleece and the early stages of the ill-fated love affair of Jason and Medea, a tale already familiar from Greek epic tragedy, but given a Roman twist by the first-century AD epic poet.

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Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica. Abbreviated Voyages in Silver Latin Epic. Using Valerius' epic as a test-case, Dr. Hershkowitz hopes to challenge many of the critical assumptions about the nature of Silver Latin literature. Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica. This is the first full-length literary study of the Argonautica in English since 1894. The Argonautica is receiving renewed attention due to the resurgence of interest in Silver Latin literature.

Similar books and articles. Valerius Flaccus (. Zissos (E. Trans. Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica Book 1. Pp. Lxx + 450. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN: 978-0-19-921949-. X + 363. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2009. ISBN: 978-90-04-17561-7.

Debra Hershkowitz," Classical Philology 95, no. 3 (Ju. 2000): 366-371.

Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica narrates the mythological quest for the Golden Fleece and the early stages of the ill-fated love affair of Jason and Medea, a tale already familiar from Greek epic tragedy, but given a Roman twist by the first-century AD epic poet. This book provides readers who have not yet encountered the Argonautica with a general introduction to the work and, through comparisons with Apollonius' Argonautica and Virgil's Aeneid, offers specialists a re-evaluation of this important Silver Latin epic.
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