Apollonius of Rhodes

Apollonius of Rhodes (Greek/Egyptian poet, c. 3rd century BCE)

“Ah, reputation.
What rancor, what harsh blows will I endure
to pay for all the awful things I’ve done?”

  • From Apollonius of Rhodes’ epic poem, Argonautica (Book 4), based on the myth of Jason and the Argonauts. The translation is by Aaron Poochigian (Penguin Classics, 2014).


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