Apollonius Rhodius

Book Club | August 2018: Argonautica, Books 3 & 4

"Hereupon Jason snatched the golden fleece from the oak, at the maiden bidding; and she, standing firm, smeared with the charm the monster's head... so at that time did Jason uplift the mighty fleece in his hands; and from the shimmering of the flocks of wool there settled on his fair cheeks and brow a red flush like a flame." This month we complete our reading of Argonautica with Books… Read more

Book Club | July 2018: Argonautica, Books 1 & 2

"Beginning with thee, O Phoebus, I will recount the famous deeds of men of old, who, at the behest of King Pelias, down through the mouth of Pontus and between the Cyanean rocks, sped well-benched Argo in quest of the golden fleece." In July and August we will be reading the complete Argonautica by Apollonius of Rhodes. This month we will read Books 1 and 2. Discussion starts in the… Read more

Book Club: Apollonius Rhodius Argonautica

Eros passed unseen through the grey mist, causing confusion .... he shot at Medea....and the bolt burnt deep down in the maiden's heart like a flame Dear readers, The Hour 25 Book Club will host a discussion on Apollonius Rhodius Argonautica Book 3 on Tuesday, August 11 at 11 a.m. but you can start the conversation in the forum. Read more