The Argonauts

Apollonius of Rhodes

The story of Jason and his Argonauts and their adventures aboard the ship, Argo.
Date Published :
November 2015
Publisher :
Classics Illustrated Comics
Contributor(s) :
Unknown
Language:
English
Series :
Classics Illustrated
Illustration :
Full color throughout
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781906814755
Pages : 48
Dimensions : 9.5 X 6.5 inches
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In stock
$9.95

Overview
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The story of Jason and his Argonauts and their adventures aboard the ship, Argo.

Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colorful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes a biography of Apollonius of Rhodes and study questions, which can be used both in the classroom or at home to further engage the reader in the story.

The Classics Illustrated comic book series began life in 1941 with its first issue, Alexandre Dumas’ "The Three Musketeers", and has since included over 200 classic tales released around the world. This new edition is specifically tailored to engage and educate young readers with some of the greatest works ever written, while still thrilling older readers who have loving memories of this series of old. Each book contains dedicated theme discussions and study questions to further develop the reader’s understanding and enjoyment of the work at hand.

About The Author
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Apollonius of Rhodes was one of the great poets and scholars to serve at the Alexandrian Library in Ptolemaic Egypt, sometime in the 3rd Century BCE. His most famous work is the epic poem "Argonautica", which tells of Jason and the Argonauts and their quest to find the Golden Fleece.

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