Metamorphoses (MP3 CD)

Metamorphoses By Ovid, Frank Justus Miller (Translator), Barry Kraft (Read by) Cover Image
By Ovid, Frank Justus Miller (Translator), Barry Kraft (Read by)
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Ovid's sensuous and witty poem brings together a dazzling array of mythological tales ingeniously linked by the idea of transformation, often as a result of love or lust, in which men and women find themselves magically changed into new and sometimes extraordinary beings. Beginning with the creation of the world and ending with the deification of Augustus, Ovid interweaves many of the best known myths and legends of ancient Greece and Rome, including Daedalus and Icarus, Pyramus and Thisbe, Pygmalion, Perseus and Andromeda, and the fall of Troy. Mortals become gods, animals turn to stone, and humans change into flowers, trees, or stars. First published in AD 8, Ovid's Metamorphoses remains one of the most accessible and inspirational introductions to Greek mythology.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781433213243
ISBN-10: 1433213249
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Publication Date: January 1st, 2008
Pages: 1
Language: English