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BeschreibungFocuses on Greek mythology, Latin folklore and legend from ever further afield to create a series of narrative poems, ingeniously linked by the common theme of transformation.
PortraitOvid was born in 43 BC in central Italy. He was sent to Rome where he realised that his talent lay with poetry rather than with politics. His first published work was 'Amores', a collection of short love poems. He was expelled in A.D. 8 by Emperor Augustus for an unknown reason and went to Tomis on the Black Sea, where he died in AD 17. Mary M. Innes graduated from Glasgow and Oxford Universities and subsequently taught in the universities of Belfast and Aberdeen, before spending some twenty years proving to schoolgirls that classical languages can and should be enjoyed.
PressestimmenThe most beautiful book in the language (my opinion and I suspect it was Shakespeare's) -- Ezra Pound
Untertitel: 'Penguin Classics'. Empfohlen ab 18 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: PENGUIN GROUP
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 1955
Seitenanzahl: 368 Seiten
Übersetzer/Sprecher: Übersetzt von Mary M. Innes