Apollonius of Rhodes

3rd century BC Greek epic poet

Apollonius of Rhodes was a Greek poet. He wrote Argonautica. This is an epic poem. It is about Jason, the Argonauts, and the Golden Fleece. His other poems survive only in small pieces. These poems are about the beginnings of cities. Apollonius was a librarian at the Library of Alexandria. He lived and died in the first half of third century BC.

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