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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - NielsenGW - LibraryThing

To fully investigate the entirety of Greek and Roman mythology would take a lifetime. Luckily, Ovid did all the heavy lifting two thousand years ago. Every mythological figure you can think of is in ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Praj05 - LibraryThing

Gods and their love affairs. Gods and their love affairs with mortals. Fate, covetousness, allegiance, brutalities, treachery and chastisements metamorphosing from the cocoon of mighty love. The ... Read full review

Review: Metamorphoses

User Review  - Keely - Goodreads

Sex, violence, and humor are often painted as low and primitive: the signs of a failing culture. Yet it is only in cultures with a strong economy and a substantial underclass that such practices can ... Read full review

Review: Metamorphoses (Oxford World's Classics)

User Review  - Peter Landau - Goodreads

Some interview with some poet strongly suggested the reading of the classics, and someone is suggestible, so I picked up the copy of Ovid's METAMORPHOSES that I had lying around. This collection of ... Read full review

Review: Metamorphoses

User Review  - Nicholas During - Goodreads

I grew up on the D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths but since adulthood have often struggled to remember the great Greek myths, and the names in them. Not really the reason I picked this up, but when I ... Read full review

Review: Metamorphoses (Oxford World's Classics)

User Review  - Bet Roberts - Goodreads

It's hard to even begin to review this book, but it is an essential read for all English majors, if for no other reason than to understand mythological allusions in later texts. However, it's ... Read full review

Review: Metamorphoses (Oxford World's Classics)

User Review  - Jason Gilbert - Goodreads

Ovid's Metamorphoses is a little over 2000 years old, and as I was reading an ancient retelling the stories of those who were ancient in his time, I was struck with how modern his vision of the world ... Read full review

Review: Ovid IV: Metamorphoses: Volume 2, Books IX-XV (Loeb Classical Library #43)

User Review  - Taylor - Goodreads

My review from the first part- "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 I've read a lot." The second part is just as good. Read full review

Review: Ovid III: Metamorphoses: Volume I, Books I-VIII

User Review  - Taylor - Goodreads

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 I've read a lot. Read full review

Review: Metamorphoses

User Review  - John - Goodreads

. . . . The breadth of poetic tones Humphries confronts in his translations and the apparent effortlessness of his execution is nothing short of breath-taking. From the high dignity of Virgil, through ... Read full review


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