1668 Metamorphoses of OVID Roman Greek Mythology Thomas Farnaby Latin Achilles

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“I grabbed a pile of dust, and holding it up, foolishly asked for as many birthdays as the grains of dust, I forgot to ask that they be years of youth.”

Ovid, Metamorphoses

 

Ovid’s ‘Metamorphoses’ is one of the most famous works of Greek and Roman mythology and history of the 1st-century. It is known to have inspired the works of Dante, Boccaccio, Chaucer, and even Shakespeare as well as works of visual art and music. This epic poem recounts the history of the world from creation to the death of Julius Caesar.

 

This 1668 Amsterdam edition was edited by English classical scholar Thomas Farnaby who was known for his annotations of Juvenal, Martial, Lucan, Virgil, and of course Ovid.

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1668 Metamorphoses of OVID Roman Greek Mythology Thomas Farnaby Latin Achilles

 

“I grabbed a pile of dust, and holding it up, foolishly asked for as many birthdays as the grains of dust, I forgot to ask that they be years of youth.”

Ovid, Metamorphoses

 

Ovid’s ‘Metamorphoses’ is one of the most famous works of Greek and Roman mythology and history of the 1st-century. It is known to have inspired the works of Dante, Boccaccio, Chaucer, and even Shakespeare as well as works of visual art and music. This epic poem recounts the history of the world from creation to the death of Julius Caesar.

 

This 1668 Amsterdam edition was edited by English classical scholar Thomas Farnaby who was known for his annotations of Juvenal, Martial, Lucan, Virgil, and of course Ovid.

 

Item number: #15954

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OVID, P Naso

 

  1. Ovidii Nasonis Metamorphosēon libri XV : cum notis Th. Farnabii

 

Amstelaedami : Typis J. Blaeu, sumptibus Societatis, 1668.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 380, [4]
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~6in X 3.5in (16.5cm x 9cm)

 

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15954

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Literature

Authors

OVID, P Naso

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete