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Sites about Metamorphoses

by Ovid

This fifteen-book work of Latin poetry uses Greek and Roman mythology and the theme of change to explore the role of love as an agent of transformation.

Critical sites about Metamorphoses

The Ambrose Collection
http://www.uvm.edu/~classics/mainpagelinks/ambrose.html
A huge collection of images depicting scenes from the Metamorphoses, developed for a course in classics at the University of Vermont. The images are of extremely high quality and are primarily in color.
Author: Z. Philip Ambrose
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Ovid's Poetology in the Metamorphoses
http://www.utexas.edu/depts/classics/faculty/Galinsky/ovid.html
An essay on Ovid's poetic aims in the Metamorphoses.
Contains: Content Analysis, Historical Context, Bibliography
Author: Karl Galinsky
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The Speech of Pythagoras in Ovid's Metamorphoses
http://www.utexas.edu/depts/classics/faculty/Galinsky/pythag.html
An essay on the purpose behind Pythagoras's speech in the poem.
Contains: Content Analysis, Bibliography
Author: Karl Galinsky
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A Synopsis of Ovid's Metamorphoses
http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/classics/Course_Materials/CLA204Jen/synopsis.html
A detailed summary of each section of the poem.
Contains: Plot Summary
Author: Henry T. Riley (modified by Gottskalk T. Jensson)
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Other (non-critical) sites about Metamorphoses

The Structure of Ovid's Metamorphoses
http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/~joef/courses/spring96/myth/metstruc.html
A schematic layout of the plot of Ovid's Metamorphoses, focusing on characters and events.
Contains: Plot Summary
Author: Joseph Farrell
Author: Joseph Farrell
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Last Updated Mar 25, 2014