1751 Works of OVID Metamorphoses Fasti Tristia Roman Mythology Wetsten

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Ovid was a 1st-century BC Roman poet most-known for his poems on mythology. ‘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. Other works included in this 1751 Wetsten edition include:

  • Fasti’ – a series of fictional reports from Roman gods on the origins of Roman holidays and customs.
  • Tristia’ – a collection of Ovid’s letters written while in exile, focusing his anguish over missing his wife and friends
  • Epistulae ex Ponto’ – work on the history of Scythia Minor, following the lives of Pauulus Fabius Maximus and Sextus Pompeius.

 

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1751 Works of OVID Metamorphoses Fasti Tristia Roman Mythology Wetsten

 

Ovid was a 1st-century BC Roman poet most-known for his poems on mythology. ‘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. Other works included in this 1751 Wetsten edition include:

  • Fasti’ – a series of fictional reports from Roman gods on the origins of Roman holidays and customs.
  • Tristia’ – a collection of Ovid’s letters written while in exile, focusing his anguish over missing his wife and friends
  • Epistulae ex Ponto’ – work on the history of Scythia Minor, following the lives of Pauulus Fabius Maximus and Sextus Pompeius.

 

Item number: #20187

Price: $550

 

OVID

 

  1. Ovidii Nasonis operum tomus primus

 

Amstelaedami : Apud J. Wetstenium, 1751.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 3 volumes
    • I – [40], 248
    • II – 284, [12]
    • III – 301, [1]
    • Engraved title pages in each volume
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~5in X 3in (12.5cm x 7.5cm)

 

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20187

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Literature

Authors

OVID

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete