I have just published the newest release from JasonColavito.com Books, my translation of the Orphic Argonautica, a late Antique retelling of the myth of Jason and the Argonauts that has been frequently used by alternative theorists to support fringe theories, including the reality of Noah's Flood and the idea that the ancient Greeks visited South America in the Bronze Age. This was made possible by the fact that the epic remained untranslated into English down to the present day. The only full English translation published prior to mine, by Siegfried Petrides in 2005, was extensively criticized for its poor English and the author's decision to re-order the verses to support his theory that the Argonauts visited South America around 2200 BCE. Now, this ancient poem is available in a fully-annotated English prose translation. Click to learn more!
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