Author: A.G. Lee
Product Code: 0406
ISBN: 978-0-86516-040-8
Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 170
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This intermediate reader offers the complete, unadapted Latin text of Metamorphoses, Book I, with notes that are both informative and entertaining, focusing on fine points of grammar and rhetoric, shades of meaning, and allusions to both classical and modern literature.

Special Features

  • Introduction to Ovid’s life, work, and meter
  • Latin text of Metamorphoses, Book I, with English headings on sections
  • Extensive notes at back
  • Index to explanatory notes


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Review by: Betty Nagle, The Classical Outlook - September 27, 2005
This text is a model of its genre ... Lee’s informed and sensitive notes not only contain the usual desiderata, but also guide a close reading of ‘sound and sense,’ and offer parallels from Shakespeare and Milton.
The complete, unadapted Latin text of Metamorphoses with informative and entertaining notes.
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