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by Ovid, Rolfe Humphries
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Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 4 weeks ago
TITLE: Metamorphoses AUTHOR: Ovid [Publius /ovidus Naso] DATE PUBLISHED: A long time ago, somewhere around 8 A.D.? ___________________ DESCRIPTION: Prized through the ages for its splendor and its savage, sophisticated wit, The Metamorphoses is a masterpiece of Western culture--the first ...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 4 weeks ago
TITLE: Metamorphoses AUTHOR: Ovid [Publius /ovidus Naso] DATE PUBLISHED: A long time ago, somewhere around 8 A.D.? ___________________ DESCRIPTION: Prized through the ages for its splendor and its savage, sophisticated wit, The Metamorphoses is a masterpiece of Western culture--the first ...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 1 year ago
“God himself helps those who dare.” in "Metamorphoses (Norton Critical Edition)" by Ovid (Author), Charles Martin (Translator)When I think on Ovid and Shakespeare, my own poetic streak resurfaces. Read at your own peril (word of warning: If you don't know either your Shakespeare or your Ovid, what f...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it 2 years ago
My Square Markers and "Virgin" Bingo Card: "Virgin" card posted for ease of tracking and comparison. Black Kitty:Read but not called Black Vignette:Called but not read Black Kitty in Black Vignette:Read and Called Black Kitty Center Square: Read = Called Current Status of Spr...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 2 years ago
This book is phenomenal. I had read parts of the Metamorphoses in high school, and my focus then was on the language and structure of the text, not so much on the stories. That's just what happens when you're trying to learn how to translate texts from Latin. When I picked up the book again ear...
Blogs Don't Burn
Blogs Don't Burn rated it 5 years ago
Nature is a cruel joke. It plagues us with natural disasters and disease, the destructive potential of which is equalled only by our own tempestuous inclinations. We heal the damage wrought by these forces the best we can with Apollo’s gifts: we heal the sick with medicine, we shed light where there...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
The first thing that came into my mind as I was reading this book is a concept that was developed by the Ancient Greek philosopher Democritus: matter is never created or destroyed, it only ever changes form. Then there is the idea Ovid explores: the universe in which we live is in a constant state o...
shell pebble
shell pebble rated it 6 years ago
Lots of this is obviously great, but I had to skip many pages due to the incredibly graphic violence. I need someone to produce a trigger-free version
so many books, so little time
so many books, so little time rated it 6 years ago
This edition is the Innes prose translation.
Tasseled Booklikes
Tasseled Booklikes rated it 6 years ago
Ovid is a naughty, naughty man. Oh, and a pretty awesome poet, that too... I think I will be reading his entire bibliography one day.
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