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9780195218770

Classical Mythology: with Ovid's Metamorphoses
Classical Mythology: with Ovid's Metamorphoses

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  • ISBN-13: 9780195218770
  • ISBN: 0195218779
  • Edition: 6
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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Morford and Lenardon's best-selling introduction to classical mythology is a comprehensive survey focusing on the literary tradition of Greek and Roman mythology. It offers extensive translations of original mythological sources as well as comparative and interpretive approaches to the myths. In this package, Classical Mythology, 6/e is bundled with the Oxford World's Classic Metamorphoses. Metamorphoses--the best-known poem by one of the wittiest poets of classical antiquity--takes as its theme change and transformation, as illustrated by Greco-Roman myth and legend. Melville's new translation reproduces the grace and fluency of Ovid's style, and its modern idiom offers a fresh understanding of Ovid's unique and elusive vision of reality.A. D. Melville is the author of 'Classical Mythology: with Ovid's Metamorphoses', published 2002 under ISBN 9780195218770 and ISBN 0195218779.

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