Ovid s Metamorphoses

This volume provides the Latin text of the first five books of the poem and the most detailed commentary available in English of these books.

Ovid s Metamorphoses

Ovid s Metamorphoses

Ovid's Metamorphosesis a weaving-together of classical myths, extending in time from the creation of the world to the death of Julius Caesar. This volume provides the Latin text of the first five books of the poem and the most detailed commentary available in English of these books.

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Ovid's Metamorphoses
Language: en
Pages: 578
Authors: Ovid
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

Ovid's Metamorphosesis a weaving-together of classical myths, extending in time from the creation of the world to the death of Julius Caesar. This volume provides the Latin text of the first five books of the poem and the most detailed commentary available in English of these books.
Metamorphoses
Language: en
Pages: 528
Authors: Ovid,, A. D. Melville, E. J. Kenney
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-11 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The modern, unacademic idiom of A.D. Melville's translation opens the way to a fresh understanding of Ovid's unique and elusive vision of reality.
Metamorphoses
Language: en
Pages: 401
Authors: Ovid, Publius Ovidius Naso
Categories: Fables, Latin
Type: BOOK - Published: 1955 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

"Ovid is, after Homer, the single most important source for classical mythology. The Metamorphoses, which he wrote over the six-year period leading up to his exile from Rome in 8 a.d. , is the primary source for over two hundred classical legends that survived to the twenty-first century. Many of
Metamorphosis
Language: en
Pages: 723
Authors: Ovid, David Raeburn
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Penguin UK

A new translation in hexameter verse of Ovid's narrative poem embraces more than two hundred mythical tales linked by the theme of transformation, incorporating many famed myths and legends of ancient Greece and Rome.
Ovid's Metamorphoses
Language: en
Pages: 285
Authors: Karl Galinsky
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975-01-01 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

The main purpose of this book is to provide an introduction, in the form of a literary study, both to the major aspects of the Metamorphoses and to Ovid's basic aims in the poem. -- Book Jacket.

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