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    Complex subversive and sophisticatedOvid was ignored by classical scholars for a long time as being frivolous and just not serious enough He has now been rehabilitated and Metamorphoses is recognised as being one of the most complex sophisticated and problematic poems of the age of Augustus as well as one of the wittiest and most accessibleToo often regarded as a compendium of Greek and Roman myths Metamorphoses should be read as

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    A book I've spent so much time with it's permanently ingrained in my consciousness And really I don't mind a bit

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    I actually read the Teubner edition I believe this remains the longest thing that I have read in Latin I enjoy Ovid and this is one of the best ways to survey ancient mythology

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    All I can say is go out and find the loeb Metamorphoses and have fun Easily the greatest epic I've read so far and

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    Metamorphoses will always be one of my favorite classical Greek texts The stories are engaging and the structure forces you to think and remember utilizing your own knowledge of mythology to make sense of the connections Alt

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    Mythical history in dactylic hexameters; Theseus Least affecting but Daedalus and Icarus make the room feel dusty

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    What is there to say? It’s Ovid it’s Metamorphoses it’s the chief source of Ancient Greek mythology as told by the Augustan Greco Roman poet This volume from Loeb contains the first 8 of 15 books covering the range of

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    After completing Book III I abandoned the rest of this translation since I'm reading the Golding Translation and the Mandelbaum at the same time story by story; I found that this prose version by Miller adds noth

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    Ovid's work itself is charming A wonderful source of mythology masterfully crafted and skillfully told This selection the first book in the Metamorphoses relates the creation of the world and mankind the attempt of Lycaon to feed human flesh to the gods the flood Apollo's unsuccessful pursuit of the nymph Daphne the stor

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    The mysteries and stories of Ancient Greece but with Roman names for the gods goddesses The Latin names did have me constan

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Metamorphoses

The Metamorphoses is a Latin narrative poem by the Roman poet Ovid considered his magnum opus Comprising fifteen books and over 250 myths the poem chronicles the history of the world from its creation to the deification of Julius Caesar within a loose mythico historical frameworkBook I – The Creation the Ages of Mankind the flood Deucalion and Pyrrha Apollo and Daphne Io PhaëtonBook II – Phaëton cont Callisto the raven and the crow Ocyrhoe Mercury and Battus t. I actually read the Teubner edition I believe this remains the longest thing that I have read in Latin I enjoy Ovid and this is one of the best ways to survey ancient mythology Iris Murdoch Work For The Spirit opus Comprising fifteen books and Macbeth over 250 myths the poem chronicles the history Bishops Angel of the world from its creation to the deification Bedhead Skin Deep 3 of Julius Caesar within a loose mythico historical frameworkBook I – The Creation the Ages Sticks And Stones Broken Heart 2 of Mankind the flood Deucalion and Pyrrha Apollo and Daphne Io PhaëtonBook II – Phaëton cont Callisto the raven and the crow Ocyrhoe Mercury and Battus t. I actually read the Teubner edition I believe this remains the longest thing that I have read in Latin I enjoy Ovid and this is 50 Debate Prompts For Kids one Curiosity of the best ways to survey ancient mythology

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He envy of Aglauros Jupiter and EuropaBook III – Cadmus Diana and Actaeon Semele and the birth of Bacchus Tiresias Narcissus and Echo Pentheus and BacchusBook IV – The daughters of Minyas Pyramus and Thisbe the Sun in love Salmacis and Hermaphroditus the daughters of Minyas transformed Athamas and Ino the transformation of Cadmus Perseus and AndromedaBook V – Perseus' fight in the palace of Cepheus Minerva meets the Muses on Helicon the rape of Proserpina Aret. Metamorphoses will always be one of my favorite classical Greek texts The stories are engaging and the structure forces you to think and remember utilizing your own knowledge of mythology to make sense of the connections Although this wasn t the greatest translation the language is beautiful I really enjoyed revisiting this and look forward to reading the second half soon