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Reading Ovid: Stories from the Metamorphoses (Cambridge Intermediate Latin Readers)

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In this work, Peter Jones presents a selection of stories from Ovid's Metamorphoses, the most famous and influential collection of Greek and Roman myths in the world. It includes well-known stories like those of Daedalus and Icarus, Pygmalion, Narcissus and King Midas. The book is designed for those who have completed an introductory course in Latin and aims to help such users to enjoy the story-telling, character-drawing and language of one of the world's most delightful and influential poets. The text is accompanied by full vocabulary and grammar notes, with assistance based on two widely used beginners' courses, Reading Latin and Wheelock's Latin. Essays at the end of each passage point up important detail and show how the logic of each story unfolds, while study sections offer questions for discussion and ways of thinking further about the passage. No other intermediate text is so carefully designed to make reading Ovid a pleasure.

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Author(s):
Jones, Peter
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521613329
ISBN-13:
9780521613323
Number of pages:
278
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Reading Ovid: Stories from the Metamorphoses (Cambridge Intermediate Latin Readers)

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In this work, Peter Jones presents a selection of stories from Ovid's Metamorphoses, the most famous and influential collection of Greek and Roman myths in the world. It includes well-known stories like those of Daedalus and Icarus, Pygmalion, Narcissus and King Midas. The book is designed for those who have completed an introductory course in Latin and aims to help such users to enjoy the story-telling, character-drawing and language of one of the world's most delightful and influential poets. The text is accompanied by full vocabulary and grammar notes, with assistance based on two widely used beginners' courses, Reading Latin and Wheelock's Latin. Essays at the end of each passage point up important detail and show how the logic of each story unfolds, while study sections offer questions for discussion and ways of thinking further about the passage. No other intermediate text is so carefully designed to make reading Ovid a pleasure.

Author(s):
Jones, Peter
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521613329
ISBN-13:
9780521613323
Number of pages:
278
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Reading Ovid: Stories from the Metamorphoses (Cambridge Intermediate Latin Readers)

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