poem by Apollonius Rhodius

Argonautica is a Greek epic poem by Apollonius of Rhodes. It was written in the 3rd century BC. It tells the story of Jason getting the Golden Fleece. Argonautica inspired other writers, such as Catullus and Virgil.[1]

Athena helps to build the Argo


  1. Race, W.H. Apollonius Rhodius. p. xiv.