Apollonius of Rhodes


Apollonius of Rhodes (3rd century BCE)

“Please do not
be one among the race of humandkind
whose minds by minor errors tumble rashly
into disaster.”

  • 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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