Ovid: Metamorphoses / Edition 1

Ovid: Metamorphoses / Edition 1

by Ovid, A. G. (Ed.) Lee
     
 


This cohesive collection of stories from Greek and Roman mythology recounts tales of recorded transformations. Comprised of over fifty stories, it chronicles the legends of King Midus, Daedalus, Icarus, Hercules, and the Trojan War, making this the definitive work of classical mythology.

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This cohesive collection of stories from Greek and Roman mythology recounts tales of recorded transformations. Comprised of over fifty stories, it chronicles the legends of King Midus, Daedalus, Icarus, Hercules, and the Trojan War, making this the definitive work of classical mythology.

THE MYTHOLOGICAL MASTERPIECE...Newly repackaged and "virtually perfect. (The New York Times Book Review)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865160408
Publisher:
Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/1988
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
162
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgments
A Note on This Translation3
Bk. IThe Shaping of Changes13
Bk. IIOf Mortal Children and Immortal Lusts49
Bk. IIIThe Wrath of Juno89
Bk. IVSpinning Yarns and Weaving Tales121
Bk. VContests of Arms and Song157
Bk. VIOf Praise and Punishment187
Bk. VIIOf the Ties that Bind221
Bk. VIIIImpious Acts and Exemplary Lives261
Bk. IXDesire, Deceit, and Difficult Deliveries301
Bk. XThe Songs of Orpheus339
Bk. XIRome Begins at Troy367
Bk. XIIAround and About the Iliad405
Bk. XIIISpoils of War and Pangs of Love435
Bk. XIVAround and About with Aeneas479
Bk. XVProphetic Acts and Visionary Dreams519
Notes555
Persons, Places, and Personifications in the Metamorphoses577

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