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Ovid
Anne Wiseman and Peter Wiseman

April 2013

ISBN: 9780192824110

224 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

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Oxford World's Classics

Price: £10.99

A new prose translation of Ovid's poetical calendar of the Roman year, with its various observances and festivals, recording a wealth of detail on rites and customs recorded day by day. A lively introduction explains the background to the poem, and the edition includes notes, a glossary, and an index of names.

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A new prose translation of Ovid's poetical calendar of the Roman year, with its various observances and festivals, recording a wealth of detail on rites and customs recorded day by day. A lively introduction explains the background to the poem, and the edition includes notes, a glossary, and an index of names.

  • A new prose translation of Ovid's poetical calendar of the Roman year, with its various observances and festivals, recording a wealth of detail on rites and customs recorded day by day.
  • Contains attractive retellings of the old Greek myths.
  • The only modern prose translation, and the most accurate.
  • Helpful introduction and notes.
  • Detailed Index of Names.
  • Glossary of Latin terms.

About the Author(s)

Ovid

Anne Wiseman and Peter Wiseman, Emeritus Professor of Classics, University of Exeter

Reviews

Review from previous edition 'a thorough and meticulous work, distinguished by accuracy and fidelity to the Latin, and it will surely suit the serious Latinless reader who desires a reliable guide to this challenging and remarkable poem' - Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2012.04.36