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Ovid's Metamorphoses: Epitomized in an English Poetical Style for the Use and Entertainment of the Ladies of Great Britain
Title:Ovid's Metamorphoses: Epitomized in an English Poetical Style for the Use and Entertainment of the Ladies of Great Britain
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The Metamorphoses is a Latin narrative poem by the Roman poet Ovid considered his magnum opus Comprising fifteen books and over myths the poem chronicles the history of the world from its creation to the deification of Julius Caesar within a loose mythico historical framework br br Book I The Creation the Ages of Mankind the flood Deucalion and Pyrrha Apollo and Daphne Io Pha ton br Book II Pha ton cont Callisto the raven and the crow Ocyrhoe Mercury and Battus the envy of Aglauros Jupiter and Europa br Book III Cadmus Diana and Actaeon Semele and the birth of Bacchus Tiresias Narcissus and Echo Pentheus and Bacchus br Book IV The daughters of Minyas Pyramus and Thisbe the Sun in love Salmacis and Hermaphroditus the daughters of Minyas transformed Athamas and Ino the transformation of Cadmus Perseus and Andromeda br Book V Perseus fight in the palace of Cepheus Minerva meets the Muses on Helicon the rape of Proserpina Arethusa Triptolemus br Book VI Arachne Niobe the Lycian peasants Marsyas Pelops Tereus Procne and Philomela Boreas and Orithyia br Book VII Medea and Jason Medea and Aeson Medea and Pelias Theseus Minos Aeacus the plague at Aegina the Myrmidons Cephalus and Procris br Book VIII Scylla and Minos the Minotaur Daedalus and Icarus Perdix Meleager and the Calydonian Boar Althaea and Meleager Achelous and the Nymphs Philemon and Baucis Erysichthon and his daughter br source wiki, Metamorphoses from Greek meta and morph meaning changes of shape is a Latin narrative poem in fifteen books describing the history of the world from its creation to the deification of Julius Caesar within a loose mythico historical framework Completed in AD it is recognized as a masterpiece of Golden Age Latin literature br br This cohesive collection of stories from Greek and Roman mythology recounts tales of recorded transformations Comprised of over fifty stories it chronicles the legends of King Midas Daedalus Icarus Hercules and the Trojan War, This collection of Ovid s poems deals with the whole spectrum of sexual desire ranging from deeply emotional declarations of eternal devotion to flippant arguments for promiscuity In the Amores Ovid addresses himself in a series of elegies to Corinna his beautiful elusive mistress The intimate and vulnerable nature of the poet revealed in these early poems vanishes in the notorious Art of Love in which he provides a knowing and witty guide to sexual conquest a work whose alleged obscenity led to Ovid s banishment from Rome in AD This volume also includes the Cures for Love with instructions on how to terminate a love affair and On Facial Treatment for Ladies an incomplete poem on the art of cosmetics, In the twenty one poems of the Heroides Ovid gave voice to the heroines and heroes of epic and myth These deeply moving literary epistles reveal the happiness and torment of love as the writers tell of their pain at separation forgiveness of infidelity or anger at betrayal The faithful Penelope wonders at the suspiciously long absence of Ulysses while Dido bitterly reproaches Aeneas for too eagerly leaving her bed to follow his destiny and Sappho the only historical figure portrayed here describes her passion for the cruelly rejecting Phaon In the poetic letters between Paris and Helen the lovers seem oblivious to the tragedy prophesied for them while in another exchange the youthful Leander asserts his foolhardy eagerness to risk his life to be with his beloved Hero