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Ovid Metamorphoses By Brandino Rangoni Machiavelli
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A long poetic description of a series of mythical transformations of beings, humans and Gods in the ancient Greek and Roman tradition. One of the best known poems of antiquity.
Ovid's Girls By Boston Sculptors Gallery
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Twelve artists from the USA and Germany on the theme of metamorphosis
The Metamorphoses By Ovid
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Finished in 8 AD, Ovid’s The Metamorphoses is an epic and narrative poem of fifteen books, a stunning arrangement of countless mythological tales masterfully connected by the theme of... More > transformation and love.< Less
Metamorphoses By OVID
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The Metamorphoses "Books of Transformations" is a Latin narrative poem by the Roman poet Ovid, considered his magnum opus. The poem chronicles the history of the world from its creation... More > to the deification of Julius Caesar within a loose mythico-historical framework. One of the most influential works in Western culture, the Metamorphoses has inspired such authors as Dante Alighieri, Giovanni Boccaccio, Geoffrey Chaucer, and William Shakespeare. Numerous episodes from the poem have been depicted in acclaimed works of sculpture, painting, and music. Although interest in Ovid faded after the Renaissance, there was a resurgence of attention to his work towards the end of the 20th century. Today the Metamorphoses continues to inspire and be retold through various media< Less
Ars Amatoria, or The Art Of Love Literally Translated into English Prose, with Copious Notes By Ovid
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Publius Ovidius Naso (Classical... More > Latin: [ˈpʊb.li.ʊs ɔˈwɪ.di.ʊs ˈnaː.soː]; 20 March 43 BC – AD 17/18), known as Ovid (/ˈɒvɪd/) in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who lived during the reign of Augustus. He was a contemporary of the older Virgil and Horace with whom he is often ranked as one of the three canonical poets of Latin literature. The Imperial scholar Quintilian considered him the last of the Latin love elegists. He enjoyed enormous popularity, but, in one of the mysteries of literary history, he was sent by Augustus into exile in a remote province on the Black Sea, where he remained until his death. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ovid< Less
Ars Amatoria By Ovid
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A Latin edition of Ovid "The Art of Love" (Ars Amatoria). Ovid is a famous Roman poet. This presentation is in the original Latin. Written around 2 C.E. Art of Love instructs men in how to... More > find and seduce women, how to prevent others from seducing them, and tells women how to make men jealous so they do not become neglectful of them.< Less
Metamorphoses By Ovid
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CONTENTS BOOK THE FIRST BOOK THE SECOND BOOK THE THIRD BOOK THE FOURTH BOOK THE FIFTH BOOK THE SIXTH BOOK THE SEVENTH BOOK THE EIGHTH BOOK THE NINTH BOOK THE TENTH BOOK THE ELEVENTH... More > BOOK THE TWELFTH BOOK THE THIRTEENTH BOOK THE FOURTEENTH BOOK THE FIFTEENTH< Less
The Love Books of Ovid: Illustrated By Publius Ovidius Naso
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In the books here compiled, Ovid portrays the evolution of an affair with a married woman named Corinna. It is unclear as to whether this is fictional or autobiographical, but it is obviously based... More > on the experiences of a sophisticated lover. The Ars Amatoria, published about 1 BCE, is a guidebook for seduction; it includes many tips and tricks which would not be out of place in a modern dating manual, while giving intimate vignettes of daily life in Ancient Rome. The first two books are written from a male point of view; the last book, which was probably written at a later date, is addressed to women. It is believed that this work, which celebrates extramarital sex, was one of the reasons that Ovid was banished by the Emperor Augustus, who was attempting to promote a more austere morality.< Less
Words of Wisdom: Ovid By Students' Academy
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Ovid's full name was Publius Ovidius Naso, but in the English-speaking world he is known as Ovid. This famous Roman poet is world famous for his work “The Metamorphoses.” This work is... More > even today one of the most important sources of classical mythology. He is counted among such great poets as Virgil and Horace. They were his older contemporaries. Ovid was a very popular figure during the reign of Augustus. However, Augustus exiled him to a remote province in the Black Sea, where he breathed his last. He also wrote prose and a tragedy as well. He was not only a good poet and writer, but also a very good orator. He would often get involved in discussions with his friends and disciples. His speeches used to attract a large number of followers. Several of his lines from his speeches, poems, and prose are now known quotations. This book includes hundreds of such enlightening thoughts.< Less
Virgil, Horace, Ovid: A Philosophical Overview By Daniel Deleanu
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A comparative logosophistic approach to ancient Rome's greatest poets.

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