Ovid's Metamorphoses has greatly influenced Western literature and civilization via Shakespeare, Dante, and other authors. An epic poem that chronicles the creation of the world and its early history, this work provides us with a collection of early myths as Ovid deftly compiles a sequence of paradoxical narratives.
Translation by A.D. Melville. Introduction and Notes by E.J. Kenney. With Introduction, historical sketch, translator's note, bibliography, explanatory notes, glossary, and index of names. 480 pages, softcover. Oxford Edition.
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