Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology : With Ovid's Metamorphoses

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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.show more

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  • Paperback
  • 160 x 234 x 61mm | 1,365g
  • Oxford University Press, USA
  • United States
  • English
  • 6th
  • 0195218779
  • 9780195218770

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