The Metamorphoses of Ovid

The Metamorphoses of Ovid

by Ovid Ovid

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The Metamorphoses of Ovid is an epic poem comprised of many Greek and Roman myths. The Metamorphoses may be the most influential text on Western literature and certainly the most influential poem. Ovid's telling of the myths have been retold countless times in many different mediums.
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781623959562
Publisher: Xist Publishing
Publication date: 04/15/2015
Series: Xist Classics
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 367
Sales rank: 706,445
File size: 522 KB
Age Range: 12 Years

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Table of Contents

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

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The Metamorphoses of Ovid 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is supposed to be poetic style but it's written out on plain paragraphs. Seek out Ian Johnston's translation, it's much easier to read and heavily annotated with extensive end notes.
manirul01 More than 1 year ago
Awesome....!Beautiful....!Wonderful....!I really enjoy it.....!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago