The brilliant historical epic "Metamorphoses" is Ovid's magnum opus. He has brilliantly presented a vast canvas which offers a multitude of legendary and mythical figures; these are linked together by a single thread - the theme of transition and unpredictability of nature. It chronicles the history of the world from the time of creation till the era of Julius Caesar. An enduring classic!
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Review: MetamorphosesUser Review - Zainab Jasim - Goodreads
Great overview of a lot of myths that many will recognize from other stories. You can really tell where Shakespeare got some of his ideas with this book. Having read The Odyssey, parts of The Iliad ... Read full review
Review: Ovid III: Metamorphoses: Volume I, Books I-VIIIUser Review - Thomas - Goodreads
Ovid still is one of the masters of poetry, and the translation on the right pages really helped me rush through the Latin at a pace I scarcely thought possible. Read full review
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