07 Dec 2010 /


By ovid

Ovid’s phantasmagorical epic of mythic transformations and other humorous tales sung as a cycle to trace the various manifestations of love and folly.  It is one of the most important sources of Ancient mythology, written in 8 AD.

“Of bodies chang'd to various forms, I sing:
Ye Gods, from whom these miracles did spring,
Inspire my numbers with coelestial heat;
'Till I my long laborious work compleat:
And add perpetual tenour to my rhimes,
Deduc'd from Nature's birth, to Caesar's…”

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