Ovid: Metamorphoses I-IV

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Text with translation, commentary and notes.

This new translation reproduces in modern idiom the graceful, fluent style of one of the great poets of classical antiquity.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780856682575
  • Publisher: Aris and Phillips
  • Publication date: 12/1/1985
  • Language: Latin
  • Series: Classical Texts Ser.
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

A Note on This Translation 3
Bk. I The Shaping of Changes 13
Bk. II Of Mortal Children and Immortal Lusts 49
Bk. III The Wrath of Juno 89
Bk. IV Spinning Yarns and Weaving Tales 121
Bk. V Contests of Arms and Song 157
Bk. VI Of Praise and Punishment 187
Bk. VII Of the Ties that Bind 221
Bk. VIII Impious Acts and Exemplary Lives 261
Bk. IX Desire, Deceit, and Difficult Deliveries 301
Bk. X The Songs of Orpheus 339
Bk. XI Rome Begins at Troy 367
Bk. XII Around and About the Iliad 405
Bk. XIII Spoils of War and Pangs of Love 435
Bk. XIV Around and About with Aeneas 479
Bk. XV Prophetic Acts and Visionary Dreams 519
Notes 555
Persons, Places, and Personifications in the Metamorphoses 577
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