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Ovid: Metamorphoses Book XIII / Edition 1

Ovid: Metamorphoses Book XIII / Edition 1

by Ovid
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521556201

ISBN-13: 9780521556200

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume presents the Latin text, with an Introduction and full commentary, of Book XIII of the Roman poet Ovid's long work Metamorphoses. It discusses in detail Ovid's treatment of his sources and sets out the ways in which he adapted earlier literature as material for his novel enterprise. Guidance is offered on points of language and style, and the

Overview

This volume presents the Latin text, with an Introduction and full commentary, of Book XIII of the Roman poet Ovid's long work Metamorphoses. It discusses in detail Ovid's treatment of his sources and sets out the ways in which he adapted earlier literature as material for his novel enterprise. Guidance is offered on points of language and style, and the Introduction treats in general terms the themes of metamorphosis and the structure of the poem as a whole.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521556200
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
4.84(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: 1. Metamorphosis; 2. Structure and themes; 3. Lines 1-398: the Judgment of Arms; 4. Lines 408-571: Hecuba; 5. Lines 576-622: Memnon; 6. Lines 632-704: Anius and his daughters; 7. Lines 13.730-14.222: Acis, Galatea and Polyphemus; Scylla, Glaucus and Circe; The text and apparatus criticus; P. Ovidi Nasonis Metamorphoseon Liber Tertivs Decimvs; Commentary.

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