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The Metamorphoses

By Naso, Publius Ovidius (Ovid)

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Title: The Metamorphoses  
Author: Naso, Publius Ovidius (Ovid)
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Poetry
Collection: Tony Kline Collection
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Excerpt: I want to speak about bodies changed into new forms. You, gods, since you are the ones who alter these, and all other things, inspire my attempt, and spin out a continuous thread of words, from the world?s first origins to my own time...

Table of Contents
Contents Book I Bk I:1-20 The Primal Chaos .................................. 26 Bk I:21-31 Separation of the elements................... 27 Bk I:32-51 The earth and sea. The five zones........ 28 Bk I:52-68 The four winds..................................... 29 Bk I:68-88 Humankind .......................................... 30 Bk I:89-112 The Golden Age ................................ 31 Bk I:113-124 The Silver Age................................. 32 Bk I:125-150 The Bronze Age............................... 33 Bk I:151-176 The giants ........................................ 35 Bk I:177-198 Jupiter threatens to destroy humankind ............................................................................... 36 Bk I:199-243 Lycaon is turned into a wolf ............ 38 Bk I:244-273 Jupiter invokes the floodwaters ....... 40 Bk I:274-292 The Flood ........................................ 42 Bk I:293-312 The world is drowned ...................... 43 Bk I:313-347 Deucalion and his wife Pyrrha......... 45 Bk I:348-380 They ask Themis for help ................ 46 Bk I:381-415 The human race is re-created........... 48 Bk I:416-437 Other species are generated ............. 50 Bk I:438-472 Phoebus kills the Python and sees Daphne................................................................... 51 Bk I: 473-503 Phoebus pursues Daphne ................ 54

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