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Published by Harvard University Press, W. Heinemann in Cambridge, Mass, London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementwith an English translation by Frank Justus Miller.
SeriesLoeb classical library -- 42-43., Ovid in six volumes -- v. 4., Loeb classical library -- 42-43.
ContributionsMiller, Frank Justus., Goold, G. P.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18937751M
ISBN 100674990463, 0674990471

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metamorphoses. with an english translation by frank justus miller. ph.d., ll.d. professor in the university of chicago in two volumes i. books i-viii. Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso, 43 BCE –17 CE), born at Sulmo, studied rhetoric and law at he did considerable public service there, and otherwise devoted himself to poetry and to society. Famous at first, he offended the emperor Augustus by his Ars Amatoria, and was banished because of this work and some other reason unknown to us, and dwelt in the cold and primitive town of Tomis on. About This Book Publius Ovidius Naso, whom we know as Ovid, was already established as a writer when The Metamorphoses was published in A.D. 8, when he was 52 years old. It had taken him a decade to compose his great poem, during which time he published little, but the Roman world was still abuzz with excitement over his richly erotic Art of Love. The Metamorphoses (The Golden Ass) of Apuleius (born c. CE) is a romance combining realism and magic. Lucius wants the sensations of a bird, but by pharmaceutical accident becomes an ass. The bulk of the novel recounts his adventures as an animal, but Lucius also recounts many stories he overhears, including that of Cupid and Psyche.

Bibiliographic reference Apuleius. Metamorphoses (The Golden Ass), Volume II: Books Edited and translated by J. Arthur Hanson. Loeb Classical Library . A summary of Part X (Section2) in Ovid's Metamorphoses. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Metamorphoses and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. : Metamorphoses (The Golden Ass), Volume I: Books (Loeb Classical Library) ( is a wonderful book. However, the presentation does not alert reader to the fact that this Loeb library edition is a two volume edition and book advertised is only the first volume - need for second voume to have a complete edition is not Reviews:   Ovid’s Metamorphoses, translated by Henry Thomas Riley (, B.A. , M.A. ), was originally published in as part of Bohn’s Classical Library. This e-text, covering Books I-VII, is based on two reprints: George Bell (London, , one volume). This edition describes itself as “reprinted from the stereotype plates”.

Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BCE – CE 17/18), known as Ovid (/ˈɒvɪd/) in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet best known for the Metamorphoses, a book continuous mythological narrative written in the meter of epic, and for collections of love poetry in elegiac couplets, especially the Amores ("Love Affairs") and Ars /5. Ovid’s long poem Metamorphoses, written in Ancient Rome in 8 AD, tells the story of the creation of the world to the eighth century, with a central theme revolving around gods, mythology, and metamorphosis, or the transformation of characters from one being into poem comprises fifteen sections, or books, and includes a number of famous tales from Greek and Roman mythology. Metamorphoses, poem in 15 books, written in Latin about 8 CE by Ovid. It is written in hexameter verse. The work is a collection of mythological and legendary stories, many taken from Greek sources, in which transformation (metamorphosis) plays a role, however minor. A very good first edition of this version there were competing editors in complete and collated in two volumes. This work released after Dryden's Ovid translations. Sewell's translations went on to sell in three editions total. Title page on Volume I is loose and reads, "Ovid's Metamorphoses. In fifteen books. A new Edition: First Edition.