Epic Succession and Dissension

Epic Succession and Dissension : Ovid, Metamorphoses 13.623-14.582, and the Reinvention of the Aeneid

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This is the first direct literary adaptation of Vergil's Aeneid. The present study demonstrates how, in less than one thousand lines, Ovid revisits the epic world of Aeneas and subjects it to a reading that is a paradigm of critical analysis, a statement of originality, and a powerful claim to the epic heritage and Vergilian succession.show more

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  • Hardback | 218 pages
  • 157.5 x 231.1 x 15.2mm | 453.6g
  • De Gruyter
  • Walter de Gruyter & Co
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • Reprint 2012 ed.
  • 3110183269
  • 9783110183269

About Sophia Papaioannou

Sophia Papaioannou teaches Latin Literature at the Department of Classics and Philosophy of the University of Cyprus.show more

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