Apollonius of Rhodes

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Apollonius of Rhodes

(ˌæpəˈləʊnɪəs)
n
(Biography) 3rd century bc, Greek epic poet and head of the Library of Alexandria. His principal work is the four-volume Argonautica
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One at least of these, the "Divination by Birds", was, as we know from Proclus, attached to the end of the "Works" until it was rejected by Apollonius Rhodius: doubtless it continued the same theme of how to live, showing how man can avoid disasters by attending to the omens to be drawn from birds.
His case studies are the shield of Achilles in the Iliad, the shield of Heracles in pseudo-Hesiod Sheild, the goatherd's cup in Theocritis' first Idyll, Jason's cloak in Apollonius Rhodius' Argonautica, and Europa's basket in Moschus' Europa.
"The Similes of Apollonius Rhodius: Intertextuality and Epic Innovation." In Papanghelis and Rengakos 2008, 199-220.
Apollonius Rhodius: Creative selectivity and innovation in the composition of his Argonautica.
'Apollonius Rhodius as "inventor" of the interior monologue.' In Theodore D.
Argonautika, written and directed by Mary Zimmerman (after Apollonius Rhodius and Gaius Valerius Flaccus, based on translations by Peter Green and David R.
The work is mentioned by a scholium explaining Apollonius Rhodius 4.262 (Archemachus, fr.
For example, Eros, "god of love, often represented as a beautiful winged youth, with bow and arrows", comes with references to, among others, Moschos, Apollonius Rhodius, and Simonides (p.
The Path of the Argo: Language, Imagery and Narrative in the Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius. Cambridge U.