The Metamorphoses of Antoninus Liberalis: A Translation with Commentary

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Psychology Press, 1992 - History - 241 pages
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Translated from the Greek for the first time, these 41 myths and legends by Antoninus Liberalis form a laconic but picaresque collection of tales about metamorphoses. Celoria's commentary furnishe s parallels and provides much explanatory materialThese forty-one tales written in the second century AD by Greek author Antoninus Liberalis and translated from the Greek for the first time, offer an unusual insight into the preoccupations and legends of antiquity. These tales are quirky, exciting and sometimes disturbing. Many have relevance for modern as well as classical understanding of psychology and the imagination. Each story is usefully provided with full annotation and commentary.
 

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Contents

LEUCIPPUS
71
POLYPHONTE
77
ASCALABUS
83
HYLAS
85
DRYOPE
91
THE HERDSMEN
94
BRITOMARTIS
100
Index of Names and Places
224
Index of Animals and Plants 234
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