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OUP Oxford, May 7, 1998 - Poetry - 528 pages
64 Reviews
The modern, unacademic idiom of A.D. Melville's translation opens the way to a fresh understanding of Ovid's unique and elusive vision of reality.

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Review: Metamorphoses

User Review  - Jenna Nov - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book thoroughly being a lover of Greco-Roman mythology. There were other, lesser known myths that I was able to read up on which I was ecstatic about. However, I have a few small ... Read full review

Review: Metamorphoses

User Review  - Erika Schoeps - Goodreads

I write this review as a very ashamed Literature major... I just can't get through this. The main sentiments I interpreted from the text just seem to echo messages from Homer, and I thought that these ... Read full review

About the author (1998)

Publius Ovidius Naso, a Roman poet known to the English-speaking world as Ovid, wrote on topics of love, abandoned women, and mythological transformations. Ranked alongside Virgil and Horace as one of the three canonical poets of Latin literature, Ovid was generally considered the greatest master of the elegiac couplet.

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