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Ovid"s Metamorphoses

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Published by J.F. Dove in London .
Written in English


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Statementtranslated by various authors ; published by Sir Samuel Garth.
ContributionsGarth, Samuel, Sir, 1661-1719., Dryden, John, 1631-1700., Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719., Eusden, Laurence, 1688-1730., Maynwaring, Arthur, 1668-1712., Croxall, Samuel, d. 1752., Tate, Nahum, 1652-1715., Gay, John, 1685-1732.
LC ClassificationsPA6519.M2 G2 1826
The Physical Object
Pagination407 p. ;
Number of Pages407
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23366787M
LC Control Number15019751

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Bk V Phineus seeks revenge for the loss of his bride. Bk V The fight: the death of Athis. Bk V The fight: The deaths of Idas, Chromis and others. Metamorphoses by Ovid, part of the Internet Classics Archive. Commentary: Many comments have been posted about Metamorphoses. Download: A text-only version is available for download. Summary: 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. Metamorphoses By Ovid Written 1 A.C.E. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, John Dryden, et al. Metamorphoses has been divided into the following sections: Book the First [79k] Book the Second [81k] Book the Third [66k] Book the Fourth [85k] Book the Fifth [76k] Book the Sixth [83k] Book the Seventh [87k] Book the Eighth [98k].