The Argonautica Orphica version of the voyage of the Argonauts: a geo-analysis

Silvio Giuseppe Rotolo, Panou, Kostikas, Konstantinos Kalachanis, Theodossiou, Preka-Papadema, Kyriakopoulos, Manimanis

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Abstract

This study traces and analyzes the itinerary followed by Argo and her crew, according to the unknown authorof Argonautica Orphica: The voyage of the Argonauts from Iolcos to Colchis and their return following adifferent path, from Phasis River through central Europe to the Atlantic Ocean and then through theMediterranean Sea. Conclusions are drawn about whether such a voyage could be possible in the remoteantiquity and the “problematic” points of the description are pointed out.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-95
Number of pages21
JournalMEDITERRANEAN ARCHAEOLOGY & ARCHAEOMETRY
Volume17
Publication statusPublished - 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Archaeology
  • Archaeology

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    Rotolo, S. G., Panou, Kostikas, Kalachanis, K., Theodossiou, Preka-Papadema, Kyriakopoulos, & Manimanis (2017). The Argonautica Orphica version of the voyage of the Argonauts: a geo-analysis. MEDITERRANEAN ARCHAEOLOGY & ARCHAEOMETRY, 17, 75-95.