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 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.
The World of Ovid's Metamorphoses
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Joseph B. Solodow
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-01 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

Synthesizing a wealth of detailed observations, Joseph Solodow studies the structure of Ovid's poem Metamorphoses, the role of the narrator, Ovid's treatment of myth, and the relationship between Ovid's and Virgil's presentations of Aeneas. He argues that for Ovid metamorphosis is an act of clarification, a form of artistic creation,
Ovid's Metamorphoses
Language: en
Pages: 460
Authors: Ovid, Arthur Golding, Jonathan Bate
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1965 - Publisher: Paul Dry Books

"The most beautiful book in the English language." -- Ezra Pound
Ovid's Metamorphoses
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Elaine Fantham, Former Giger Professor of Latin Elaine Fantham
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

This introduction to Ovid's Metamorphoses considers how Ovid defined and shaped his narrative, its cultural context, and its vivid depictions of the cruelty of jealous gods, the pathos of human love, and the imaginative fantasy of flight, monsters, magicand illusion.
Ovid: Metamorphoses I
Language: en
Pages: 170
Authors: Ovid
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-06-01 - Publisher: Bristol Classical Press

The first book of Ovid's "Metamorphoses" contains an interesting variety of material. It begins with myths related to the creation of the world and man, decline from the golden age, the flood and the story of Deucalion and Pyrrha. In the second half it deals primarily with two main metamorphosis