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Metamorphoses (Oxford Classical Texts) (Latin Edition)

 
 
 
 
Metamorphoses (Oxford Classical Texts) (Latin Edition)
Author: P. Ovidi Nasonis (Ovid)
ISBN 13: 9780198146667
ISBN 10: 198146663
Edition: Critical ed.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2004-05-06
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 584
List Price: $70.00
 
 

For this edition of the Metamorphoses R. J. Tarrant has freshly collated the oldest fragments and manuscripts and has drawn more fully than previous editors on the twelfth-century manuscripts, the earliest extant witnesses to many potentially original readings. He has also given more scope to conjecture than other recent editors, and has been readier than his predecessors to identify certain verses as interpolated. This edition will be indispensable for future study of Ovid's greatest work.