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Ovid: Metamorphoses Book XIII

Ovid

Published November 2nd 2000
ISBN : 9780521556200
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264 pages
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This volume presents the Latin text, with an Introduction and full commentary, of Book XIII of the Roman poet Ovids long work Metamorphoses. It discusses in detail Ovids treatment of his sources and sets out the ways in which he adapted earlierMoreThis volume presents the Latin text, with an Introduction and full commentary, of Book XIII of the Roman poet Ovids long work Metamorphoses. It discusses in detail Ovids 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.